TWAP016: Introducing Irlen Syndrome: What Do You Need To Know?

An Interview With Helen Irlen, LMFT and Sandra Tosta, PhD

“What’s Irlen Syndrome, and why should I care?” you may ask. According to Irlen.com Around 50% of children and adults with reading, learning, or attention problems have Irlen Syndrome. For some, the Irlen Method is the solution. For others, the Irlen Method is just part of the puzzle as there will be other reading/learning problems […]

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4 Ways to Face An Aspergers Autism Diagnosis

Pros and Cons of an Aspergers Diagnosis, via Philip Wylie

Cynthia Kim, an Aspergers woman, writes about the first time she thought she might be Aspergian. She had just watched a segment on NPR about David Finch, author of the Journal of Best Practices. I Googled “Asperger’s tests” and came upon the Aspie Quiz. My score was way above the cutoff for Asperger’s. I took […]

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TWAP14: A Very Late Adult Aspergers Diagnosis

Philip Wylie Talks About His Personal Journey

Philip Wylie, A Very Late Adult Aspergers Diagnosis, and More I’m excited for you to meet today’s guest: He’s Philip Wylie, author of Very Late Diagnosis of Asperger Syndrome, and Psychobiography of a Systemiser. He’s an important voice among Asperger adults diagnosed late in life. His story can encourage you, if you’ve also been diagnosed […]

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What Everyone Ought To Know About Autism and Noise Sensitivity

“Sudden loud noises hurt my ears – like a dentist’s drill hitting a nerve…High-pitched continuous noise, such as bathroom vent fans or hair dryers,are annoying.I have two choices: 1) turn my ears on and get deluged with sound or 2)shut my ears off.”  Temple Grandin, article, An Inside View of Autism. This thread on Wrong […]

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6 Questions To Help You See Visual Processing Disorder Clearly

Answers, Resources, and More

A child with visual perception problems may learn best through the auditory channel. Children who look out the corner of their eye while reading often have visual processing problems. Suspect a visual processing problem in children who finger-flick in front of their eyes, or hate either fluorescent lights or escalators. To some of these individuals […]

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