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 […]

autism and mental health

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 […]

small talk advice

Aspergers Women Empowered: You Need To Hear This!

An Interview with International Aspergirl Society Founder Rudy Simone

Aspergers Women and the Boy From Brazil? Trust me, I’m going somewhere with this. I grew up overseas, in Brazil, South America.  As a third culture kid, meaning I was both North American because of my parents, but Brazilian by birth, I never quite fit in either in the United States or in Brazil. But […]

aspergers women empowered

TWAP042: Did You Know? Aspergers Is Awesome!

An Interview with Dr. Frank Gaskill, PhD

Aspergers is Awesome! So says Dr. Frank Gaskill, creator of the Dr. G. Aspie Show, and I agree with him! All people, over time, are susceptible to negative messages about themselves. Because Aspies and autistics are often made to feel “less than”, they can start believing these messages from society and media. That’s why I’m […]

Aspergers Awesome