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 | More I 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 […]

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Autism, Employment, and Small Talk

http://traffic.libsyn.com/thrivewithaspergers/59-59_Autism_Employment_and_Small_Talk.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS | MoreI 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 […]

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