Dating and Aspergers

Dating and Aspergers: Can The Two Go Together? It’s hard enough to date, period. But dating and Aspergers can seem incompatible.   As one Aspie said, “How do you know when a person is interested, friendly, or annoyed?” That comes back to learning how to read body language and signals. Which, of course, is the […]

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Who Else Wants These Friendship Skills Activities?

After I graduated college, I felt alone.  I lived with my best college friend, and a couple of other roommates.  But then my college friend got married, and the other roommates when on their way. I grew up in Brazil, South America, so I didn’t develop some of the social skills needed to build friendships […]

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Best Ways To Understand What Conversation Is

Ideal conversation must be an exchange of thought, and not, as many of those who worry most about their shortcomings believe, an eloquent exhibition of wit or oratory.   Emily Post My Attempt at Brazilian Conversation I grew up in Brazil, South America. I attended a Brazilian, Portuguese speaking school, from kindergarten through fourth grade. […]

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Famous People with Autism: Tim Burton

There are a number of famous people with autism: Clay Marzo, Darryl Hannah, Temple Grandin are just a few.  Each one of them has different strengths and weaknesses.  So do you. Every person, whether famous or not, has gifts, talents, and purpose.  And every person who perseveres despite flaws and adversity makes a difference in the […]

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