Here Are 11 Ways To Start Conquering Medical Phobia

How To Begin Your Journey

http://traffic.libsyn.com/thrivewithaspergers/62-62_TWAP062_-_Here_Are_11_Ways_To_Start_Conquering_Medical_Phobia.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS | More“The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” –Nelson Mandela There are those among us who avoid doctors because we hate clinics.  Or those of us who would rather get […]

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What Everyone Should Know About Treatment Anxiety

Why You Need To Know About Medical Phobia

http://traffic.libsyn.com/thrivewithaspergers/61-61_TWAP061__Treatment_Anxiety__What_Everybody_Ought_To_Know.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS | More Do you fear hospitals, doctors, and/or medical procedures? Here’s what one of our Thrive with Autism/Aspergers community members said one day: “Hi guys. I have to get surgery Tuesday for my foot (running injury) and I’m anxious. Any […]

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Discover These Summertime Kids Activities

As the final school bell rings to signal the beginning of summer vacation, kids say goodbye to assignments, homework and class routines and begin to relish the long days of freedom. For children on the autism spectrum, however, that final bell marks the end of comforting routine that clearly and cleanly outlined the schedule of […]

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Overcoming Anxiety and Depression On The Autism Spectrum

An Interview with Dr. Lee Wilkinson, PhD

http://traffic.libsyn.com/thrivewithaspergers/60-60_Overcoming_Anxiety_and_Depression_on_the_Autism_Spectrum.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS | MoreI recently wrote about the importance of suicide prevention for autistics and Aspergians. In addition to being at risk for suicidal thinking, many autistics and Aspergians deal with anxiety and depression. That’s why I recently interviewed Dr. Lee Wilkinson, […]

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8 Things You Need To Know About Suicide Prevention

And Thoughts From People Like You

Gus Hardy, an autistic author, shared his story about another autistic friend from high school: I talked a year ago with an old friend from high school who shares my disorder but not my belief. My friend had attempted suicide, reasoning that “I’m not contributing anything to the world, and since we’re all screwing up […]

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