Need To Find Love? Ask These Two Questions First

In 2005, I watched the news in disbelief as Hurricane Katrina’s floodwaters overwhelmed New Orleans.  Wikipedia tells us there were over 50 failures of levees and walls protecting New Orleans.  As a result, 80% of the city flooded, and devastation followed. On April 5, 2006, the Corp of Engineers admitted that the levees didn’t fail […]

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TWAP006: Shawna on Parenting, Friendship, and the Autism Spectrum

http://traffic.libsyn.com/thrivewithaspergers/06_TWAP006__Shawna_on_Parenting_Friendship_and_the_Autism_Spectrum.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Subscribe: iTunes | RSS | More Subscribe Options There’s always a solution to everything: it just takes a while to figure it out” Shawna This podcast episode introduces us to Shawna, from the blog, Thoughts of an Introverted Matriarch. Shawna shares her thoughts with us, […]

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TWAP 005: Aspergers Employment Help with Barbara Bissonnette

http://traffic.libsyn.com/thrivewithaspergers/Barbara_Bisonnette_AspergersAutism_and_Careers_031615.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | RSS | More Subscribe Options Barbara Bissonnette is a certified coach who provides job and career coaching to Aspergers/autism adults. As a coach, she provides learning, support, and strategies to: choose the right job or career manage the job search process learn interviewing skills plan […]

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Hand Flapping, Aspergers, and the Autism Spectrum

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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TWAP004: 7 Tips For Building Self-Confidence

http://traffic.libsyn.com/thrivewithaspergers/Building_Self_Confidence.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | RSS | More Subscribe Options To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson When you are young and traits that are part of who you are receive negative reactions […]

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