4 Reasons You Need To Understand Sensory Processing Disorder

Plus Sensory Tips to Make Your Life Easier

Whitney Cummings, the writer and producer for the show, Two Broke Girls, realized she was in trouble when she came down with a rare sickness. At the time, she was writing and producing her own NBC sitcom, working on the Two Broke Girls, and hosting her own talk show! She was also in charge of […]

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TWAP010: Need to Know How To Find True Love?

Dr. Duana Welch Shares Dating Strategies from Love Factually

Bella was dating a Catholic man. Duana, her friend, advised her against it. “Bella, you’re an Atheist, and he’s a Catholic. He’s not going to settle down with someone who’s not Christian.” Bella dismissed Duana. “Can’t a girl have a little fun?” Four years later, the relationship ended in heartache. Her boyfriend told her he […]

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Hand Flapping, Aspergers, and the Autism Spectrum

Stimming Defined and Discussed

A mom described taking her son to the see the Avengers. She glanced over halfway through and was amazed not to see him flapping his hands, kicking his feet, or arching his back. She described her emotions. My son does that [hand flapping] because he has autism/aspergers. At first during the movie I never noted […]

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TWAP008 Would You Like Help Finding Friends?

Daniel Wendler Helps You Improve Your Social Skills

A single rose can be my garden….a single friend, my world.  Leo Buscaglia Finding Friends Is Like Playing The Piano (You can listen to the full episode at the bottom of this post) You don’t want to hear me play the piano.  Trust me. I would sound like a cat, yowling in a back alley […]

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TWAP007: Now Enjoy Great Parenting Advice From Aspergers 101

Parenting Advice and Resources To Help You

“Don’t think of autism as a weight…think of it as wings with which to fly!” Samuel Allen, young man with Aspergers Jennifer Allen had a successful career in broadcasting, production, and marketing.  Shortly after learning about her oldest son’s Aspergers diagnosis, she left her career to become a full-time mother and advocate.  At the time, […]

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