Social Thinking : Behavior, Thoughts, and Emotions

listen to ‘Social Thinking: Expected and Unexpected Behaviors’ on Audioboo The important thing to remember is this: whenever you are around another person or several people, they are having thoughts about you.  You can’t stop them from doing this; it’s just how it goes.  Yet it’s easy to forget that even when you’re minding your […]

Spotting Lies for Aspergers in Adults Communication

‘People–friends, family members, work colleagues, salespeople–lie to us all the time. Daily, hourly, constantly. None of us is immune, and all of us are victims. According to studies by several different researchers, most of us encounter nearly 200 lies a day.’ Amazon Book Review, Liespotting: Proven Techniques to Detect Deception There’s much more to it [deception, […]

Social Thinking Tip – Thinking Plus Doing

listen to ‘Social Thinking Tip: Thinking + Doing’ on Audioboo Before I learned to drive, I had to take a few lessons about the rules of the road.  I had to learn the different parts of the car, how to read stop lights at a 4 way intersection, how to yield the right of way […]

Aspergers In Adults Communication Tip – Make a Mood Match

One challenge for Aspergers in adults is understanding that the way we talk and present ourselves to others affects how they treat us. Aspergers In Adults Communication Requires Self-Awareness I used to lead groups for teenagers at a local hospital inpatient unit.  One day I sat down to lead group and wondered why the kids were […]