What Everybody Ought To Know About Relating on the Autism Spectrum

I remember watching a show called Northern Exposure.  One of the characters in the TV show was a “Bubble Man” who could not live outside his bubble because his immune system could not handle regular germs. I wonder how many individuals on the autism spectrum sometimes feel this way: allergic to the confusion that comes […]

Teaching Children With Asperger’s About Personal Space: Here’s How

Children on the autism spectrum aren’t the only kids who can benefit from learning about the concept of personal space.  Children with ADD and ADHD also struggle with understanding the importance of physical boundaries when relating to other children. I’m sharing this article that I wrote as an E-Zine article a while back.  Based on […]

Who Else Wants to Increase Their People Smarts?

I’m grateful for the questions that my friends and readers raise.  Here is a question common to many individuals  on the autism spectrum: Hi everybody! Has anyone have some good tips or articles on how to read body language? My friend gave me a homework that I need to learn even a bit of that, […]

Adults Have Autism Too!

I had the privilege of reading a great discussion at the well respecting professional networking site, LinkedIn.  I am part of the autism research group there, and someone started a thread with the name of the title of this post: Adults Have Autism Too! I have heard from my professional colleagues who see clients with […]

Here are Some Positive Traits of the Autism Spectrum

Positive psychology is a breath of fresh air in the field of psychology. For too long, psychology followed a medical model, in which you are diagnosed with a condition, given a diagnosis, and then told about all the things that are wrong with you. Unfortunately, this thinking can spill over into the world of adults […]

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