7 Free Parenting Tips for High Functioning Autism

  I remember how excited my wife Vicki and I were when her birth pangs started for our first child, David. Four days later, after two false alarm trips to the hospital, Vicki finally gave birth to David.  The whole week was exhausting, and David was born around 4 am. The staff at Evanston Hospital […]

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How To Stop Procrastinating

“Procrastination makes easy things hard, hard things harder.” Mason Cooley It’s easy to rip a sheet of paper in half.  But place one hundred sheets of paper together, and you’ll have a very hard time cutting that stack of paper in half. Just as it’s easy to rip one sheet of paper, procrastination is like […]

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Famous People with Autism – Anthony Ianni

 “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.”  President Theodore Roosevelt. No matter who you are, you can make a difference. No matter what challenges you face, you have gifts, talents, and abilities, and the world is waiting for you to express them.  Whether you are one of the famous people with […]

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High Functioning Autism – Living Independently

High Functioning Autism – Living Independently Do you think high functioning autism living independently can happen?  According to Wikipedia, “despite high cognitive potential, most young adults with AS remain at home, although some do marry and work independently.” Those adults who do marry and work independently, struggle with a society that still discriminates against people […]

Autism, Employment, and Small Talk

listen to ‘Autism, Employment, and Small Talk’ on Audioboo I am completely unable to navigate small talk.  I am great at introductions, public speaking, etc.  I just can’t seem to have a conversation that works.  Worse, I am often totally misunderstood.  Walter, Self Employed, Watchmaker (excerpted from Aspergers on the Job, by Rudy Simone). Have […]