How To Make Aspergers Employment Work For You

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Translator I don’t have any formal statistics regarding Asperger’s and the workplace. However, I have read enough comments on Facebook Asperger’s Support and Asperger’s forums to know that the world of work can be very challenging for many talented inviduals on the autism spectrum. Sensory sensitivies, the confusion of office politics, and other social challenges [...]

What Everybody Ought To Know About Relating on the Autism Spectrum

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TranslatorI 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 [...]

Can Teenagers With Aspergers Have Great Social Lives?

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TranslatorDo You Ever Have These Thoughts About Social Life? (These thoughts come from Michelle Garcia Winner’s and Pam Crooke’s book, Socially Curious and Curiously Social: A Social Thinking Guidebook for Bright Teens and Young Adults. “Everyone else seems to know what to say and do when they’re around each other—how do they figure that out?” “It [...]

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

TranslatorChildren 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 [...]