5 Reasons Why We Should Be Talking About Autism Meltdowns

Please raise your hand if you’ve ever experienced autism meltdowns. You may be a parent whose child has “melted down”. You may be a teacher or therapist who works with clients in the midst of meltdowns. Or, you may be the person who experiences meltdowns. I’m not autistic. So I’ve read some accounts told firsthand. […]

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You Need To See These 5 Free Goal Setting Tools

What To Do When Setting Goals Sends You Running For Cover

Have you ever wished for a step by step guide to help you carry out an overwhelming task? Like setting goals? A couple of years ago, I dreamed of starting the Thrive With Aspergers podcast. Notice I said “a couple of years.” As in two! I struggled and floundered in procrastination, until I stumbled across […]

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Are Things Happening To You, Or Are You Making Things Happen?

Setting Goals in Life As An Autistic/Aspergian

“If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.” ~ Jim Rohn Blink, blink, blink. That’s you and me, staring at the wall, wondering why we have no motivation. Are things happening to you, or are you making things […]

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4 Ways to Face An Aspergers Autism Diagnosis

Pros and Cons of an Aspergers Diagnosis, via Philip Wylie

Cynthia Kim, an Aspergers woman, writes about the first time she thought she might be Aspergian. She had just watched a segment on NPR about David Finch, author of the Journal of Best Practices. I Googled “Asperger’s tests” and came upon the Aspie Quiz. My score was way above the cutoff for Asperger’s. I took […]

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TWAP14: A Very Late Adult Aspergers Diagnosis

Philip Wylie Talks About His Personal Journey

Philip Wylie, A Very Late Adult Aspergers Diagnosis, and More I’m excited for you to meet today’s guest: He’s Philip Wylie, author of Very Late Diagnosis of Asperger Syndrome, and Psychobiography of a Systemiser. He’s an important voice among Asperger adults diagnosed late in life. His story can encourage you, if you’ve also been diagnosed […]

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