Is “High Functioning Autism” Useful, or Not?

No great advance has been made in science, politics, or religion without controversy. Lyman Beecher. If the quote above is true, then we have room for advancing our understanding of the term, “high functioning autism“, given the amount of controversy the term generates! I ran across this article about a month ago, called “What’s the Difference […]

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Never Fear – Online Aspergers Women Resources Are Here

In the nonstop tsunami of global information, librarians provide us with floaties and teach us to swim. –Linton Weeks When seeking help on a particular subject, I’ve gone to the library and used the search function on one of the computers nearby.  Then, after wading through the book section, I may or may not find […]

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5 Insights from my Reader Survey, and What They Mean for You

In October 2014, I launched my comprehensive Reader Survey. I benefited enormously from collecting and analyzing your responses . Ultimately, I think it also benefits you, because it helps me improve the content I create, whether on this blog, for my future podcast, or for any future products I create for you. My purpose, in […]

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Have You Taken an Online Aspergers Quiz?

Have you wondered whether you’re on the autism spectrum?  I actually wondered at one time.  I read that many parents later discover they are autistic/Aspergian after their child is diagnosed.  At times, I’ve felt socially awkward.  Having grown up overseas, I haven’t always “gotten” some of the nuances of American culture.  I wondered whether I […]

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