TWAP048: You Need Your Job Counseling Questions Answered

An Interview with Aspergers Career Coach Barbara Bissonnette

Job counseling. It’s one of the most pressing topics for spectrum adults. One of the best parts of my role here at Thrive with Aspergers is talking to experts from all walks of life. In this episode, I talked to Barbara Bissonnette from Forward Motion Coaching about your questions. Barbara joined the Thrive with Aspergers podcast […]

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How to Improve Your Communication in the Workplace

5 Tips for More Effective Communication

Earlier in my career, I thought I should be a manager and leader. And I worked hard enough to get promoted twice to a management position. But I struggled with aspects of the job. Letting people go was one of the most difficult things for me to deal with. Having taken the Clifton Strengths Finder, […]

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Want Work Success? Look at Your Work Environment First

Sensory Strategies To Help You Succeed

I’ve been asked, “How do I connect with other co-workers at work”? Many people on the autism spectrum have difficulty communicating with others, but fail to realize that work environment needs to come first. Work Environment: Take Care of the Basics I’m training for a marathon. At the beginning of my training, I couldn’t believe how […]

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TWAP 005: Aspergers Employment Help with Barbara Bissonnette

Barbara Bissonnette is a certified coach who provides job and career coaching to Aspergers/autism adults. As a coach, she provides learning, support, and strategies to: choose the right job or career manage the job search process learn interviewing skills plan a disclosure strategy handle a disciplinary action communicate with colleagues understand and meet employer expectations manage time, […]

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3 Valuable Aspergers Workplace Tips You Need Now

I grew up in Brazil, South America. Actually, I was born there. You’d think I would speak Portuguese fluently. But I don’t. I went to half days of Brazilian school through third grade. During that time I had Brazilian friends and learned to speak Portuguese well. But from fourth grade through the rest of high […]

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