Understanding Autism and Sex Is Not Rocket Science

An Interview with Rachel Loftin, PhD

Imagine trying to build a rocket by watching YouTube videos, talking on snapchat, or watching TV. That would be hard! And can you imagine what that rocket would look like once you were done? In this episode, I’m speaking with Dr. Rachel Loftin, PhD, who’s an expert in discussing autism and sex. She joined the […]

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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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What Liane Learned: Pretending To Be Normal

An Interview With Liane Holliday Wiley

“I felt like a bird uncaged” Liane Holliday Wiley – (when she discovered her Aspergers diagnosis) Liane Holliday Willey: Pretending To Be Normal Liane Holliday Wiley is an Aspergian woman who for years pretended to be normal. Liane’s varied roles include professor (she holds a Doctorate in Education in Psycholinguistics), author, consultant. She also owns and […]

Liane Holliday Willey Pretending To Be Normal Interview

How To Small Talk, Even When You Don’t Care

Small Talk Advice From Aspergian Writer, Michael

This is a guest post from Aspergian author Michael, from CiciStory.com Small Talk Advice Small Talk I think I can speak for most, if not all of us, when I say we hate it. I mean, why would anyone talk about NOTHING, which is what small talk is…talk about nothing. So superficial and a waste […]

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5 Reasons Why We Should Be Talking About Autism Meltdowns

Please raise your hand if you’ve ever experienced autism meltdowns. Maybe you’re a parent whose child has “melted down". Maybe you’re a teacher or therapist who works with clients in the midst of meltdowns. Or, maybe you yourself experience meltdowns. I’m not autistic. So I’ve read some accounts told firsthand. You get overloaded. And then your system […]

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