Here Are Four Communication HOW TO’s for the Autism Spectrum

Communication can seem like a fairly ambiguous process- and it is precisely this type of ambiguity that makes it hard for individuals with Aspergers to communicate effectively. I recently started reading a groundbreaking work by Michelle Garcia Winner, called Thinking About You, Thinking About Me. She came up with an effective framework that is helpful [...]

HOW TO Improve Your Employment Prospects as An Individual With Aspergers

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How can an individual on the autism spectrum feel empowered to improve her/his prospects of employment? I am once again indebted to Mr. Gavin Bollard, author of the blog called Life With Aspergers.  With his permission, I am including this second article on improving employment prospects for individuals on the autism spectrum. About Gavin Bollard: [...]

Give Me 10 Minutes And I’ll Give You A Secret To Asperger’s Success

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Do you want to know the secret to success on the autism spectrum? Give me the next 10 minutes of your time, and I will present you with the secret of greatly enhancing your chances for success in your personal and professional life. I recently picked up a book by Ms. Brenda Boyd, mother of [...]

What Everyone Ought to Know About Employment and Aspies

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The focus of this blog is to increase understanding of Asperger’s Syndrome, to provide solutions, and in doing so, increase hope for individuals on the autism spectrum. I recently came across a three part series of articles from author Gavin Bollard, who writes for his blog called Living With Aspergers.  I contacted him and got [...]

Conversation: The Building Block for Friendship

Conversation and Friendship for Individuals on the Autism Spectrum

Would you like to learn some of the specifics of ongoing coversation? I have read several comments in blogs and forums from children, teens, and adults with Asperger’s syndrome. “What’s the point of trying to have friends? It’s too hard. Conversation does not make sense! Why even try?” Unfortunately, without a road map and language [...]