TWAP052: Life After Adult Autism Diagnosis

Tips For Moving Forward

Life After Adult Autism Diagnosis Perhaps you’ve spent years wondering why you’re different. You researched, you read, you talked to other people, and then you finally obtained a formal autism diagnosis. Now what? Depending on your personality, your support system, and your life circumstances, finding out that you’re Aspergian/autistic may affect you in many different […]

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How To Deal With Stress and Aspergers

“Stress is like spice – in the right proportion it enhances the flavor of a dish. Too little produces a bland, dull meal; too much may choke you.” ~Donald Tubesing How To Deal With Stress: Stress and the Autism Spectrum Inner Aspie talks about autistic overwhelm that often happens on the autism spectrum. She realized […]

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TWAP051 Famous People with Autism: Tim Burton

Clay Marzo, Darryl Hannah, Temple Grandin are just a few famous people with autism. Each one has strengths and weaknesses. So do you. Every person, whether famous or not, has gifts, talents, and purpose. And everyone who perseveres despite flaws and adversity makes a difference in the world. Here’s a portrait of another famous person with autism, and […]

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6 Essential Autism Quotes About Meltdowns: Delivered

Autistics Help Us Understand And Manage Meltdowns

Autism Quotes From Autistics and Aspergians Its frustrating, as a parent, to receive advice from well-meaning friends who don’t have kids. Likewise, it may be frustrating for you to receive advice from “experts” who aren’t autistic. As well-meaning as we may be, therapists and other professionals who are non-autistic can never truly understand what an […]

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TWAP049: Living Well On The Spectrum

An Interview with Dr. Valerie Gaus, PhD

Do you ever get tired of hearing that you’ve got “symptoms” or that you’ve got a “disorder”? Dr. Valerie Gaus, PhD, approaches the spectrum as a scientist practitioner. She talks about strengths and differences, not symptoms or disorders, as the key to living well on the spectrum. That’s why I’m excited to have her on the […]

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