TWAP064: You Will Want This Proven Social Skills Resource

Dr. Elizabeth Laugeson and the Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills

Have you ever had well-meaning advice from friends , family, or even professionals that didn’t seem to work? Dr. Elizabeth Laugeson,  founder of the UCLA PEERS social skills program, says that is just the problem with many social skills resources. Over the course of many years she has conducted research on what works for making […]

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Overcoming Anxiety and Depression On The Autism Spectrum

An Interview with Dr. Lee Wilkinson, PhD

I recently wrote about the importance of suicide prevention for autistics and Aspergians. In addition to being at risk for suicidal thinking, many autistics and Aspergians deal with anxiety and depression. That’s why I recently interviewed Dr. Lee Wilkinson, author of Overcoming Anxiety and Depression On The Autism Spectrum: A Self-Help Guide Using CBT. Dr. Wilkinson […]

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7 Reasons To Learn About About Autism and Mental Health

“I think Stephen Borgman should do a show focusing on a few of the common co-morbid conditions.  This being said does anybody want to share their related diagnoses?” –Thrive with Aspergers/Autism Community Member So Why Should We Talk About Autism and Mental Health? 1.  Mental Health Conditions Are Common On The Autism Spectrum This member […]

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TWAP054: Happy Aspergers Marriage Secrets Revealed

An Interview with Michael and Cici

Happy Aspergers Marriage Secrets Revealed  Years ago I wrote an article about Aspergers and marriage on my Psychology Today Blog. I sought to talk about solutions for those in AS (Autism Spectrum)/Non AS (Non Autism Spectrum) marriages. Unfortunately, a lot of commenters voiced pessimism and negativity about AS/Non AS marriages. News stations don’t often report […]

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How 100,000 People Are Improving Their Social Skills

Daniel Wendler Talks About Social Skills Training

“The best time to plant a tree is 10 years ago – the second best time is today.” Chinese proverb, as quoted by Daniel Wendler from ImproveYourSocialSkills.com Daniel Wendler Talks About Social Skills Training As an adult, have you ever felt that life has passed you by?  Maybe you were diagnosed with Aspergers later in […]

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