Here’s An Aspergers Teaching Tip: Think With Your Eyes

Thinking With Your Eyes: An Aspergers Teaching Tip The eyes are the windows of the soul.  –English proverb Many parents, teachers, and therapists assume that people with Aspergers don’t want to communicate. It’s not true. What most NT’s (neurotypicals) have hard-wired into their brains, Aspies (people with Aspergers) don’t:   social cognitive knowledge. Michelle Garcia [...]

Avoid This Aspergers Relationships Trap

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Avoid the Aspergers Relationships Trap of Ignoring How Aspergers Affects Relationships I remember some big fights during my first year of marriage.  I don’t even remember what we fought about. But my wife and I felt pretty discouraged.   Then we had two couples over, both married for a few years.  When we told them [...]

Best Parent Ever? Help Your Aspergers Child Become an Adult

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Autism In the Family: From Child to Adult When there is autism in the family, parenting is challenging. “My son/daughter is unmotivated, sloppy, but such a great person.  S/he sits in her room all day and plays video games.  S/he was set up by someone who pretended they wanted to go out with him/her.  You’re an [...]

One Way To Avoid Aspergers Relationship Difficulties

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Have you ever tried to mix oil and water? That’s what combining a neurotypical brain with an Aspergian brain can feel like, when a neurotypical (NT) person marries someone on the autism spectrum. Here’s the pain one woman felt after one year of marriage: After my first year of marriage…I was either going to leave [...]

Aspergers Personal Hygiene Care: Who Gives a Care?

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Who Gives a Care About Aspergers Personal Hygiene? A lot of people! People with Aspergers are logical. And I’ve read different hygiene and grooming opinions in some Aspie forums. Here’s what some have said: “If it doesn’t look dirty or smell dirty, it’s not dirty, so cleaning would be a waste of time.” “Showering is [...]