TWAP006: Shawna on Parenting, Friendship, and the Autism Spectrum

There’s always a solution to everything: it just takes a while to figure it out” Shawna This podcast episode introduces us to Shawna, from the blog, Thoughts of an Introverted Matriarch. Shawna shares her thoughts with us, in this episode, about writing, discovering her diagnosis of Aspergers later in life, parenting children with autism, and […]


5 Intriguing Autism Dating Articles You’ll Want To Read

My family and I took a vacation in Venezuela, South America one summer. We found ourselves in the middle of a town whose streets layout made no sense, and we wondered how we were going to get from point A to point B, since there were no street maps or guides available. Dating can be […]


TWAP 005: Aspergers Employment Help with Barbara Bissonnette

Barbara Bissonnette is a certified coach who provides job and career coaching to Aspergers/autism adults. As a coach, she provides learning, support, and strategies to: choose the right job or career manage the job search process learn interviewing skills plan a disclosure strategy handle a disciplinary action communicate with colleagues understand and meet employer expectations manage time, […]

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11 Parenting Advice Tips from Autism Adults

It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.  -Frederick Douglass Your kids require you most of all to love them for who they are, not to spend your whole time trying to correct them. – Bill Ayers Have you ever wished you could time travel? If I could time travel, I […]

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Hand Flapping, Aspergers, and the Autism Spectrum

A mom described taking her son to the see the Avengers. She glanced over halfway through and was amazed not to see him flapping his hands, kicking his feet, or arching his back. She described her emotions. My son does that [hand flapping] because he has autism/aspergers. At first during the movie I never noted […]