TWAP047: An Expert Tells You About Adult Autism Diagnosis

An Interview with Dr. Rachel Loftin, PhD

http://traffic.libsyn.com/thrivewithaspergers/47-47_TWAP47_An_Expert_Talks_To_You_About_Adult_Autism_Diagnosis.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS | MoreAdult Autism Diagnosis: Your Questions Answered Do you want to take the confusion out of understanding adult autism diagnosis? In this episode, Dr. Rachel Loftin answers your questions (submitted by many of you) about this interesting topic. Dr. Rachel […]

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Diagnosing Autism and Aspergers in Adults

Autism is not a puzzle, nor a disease. Autism is a challenge but certainly not a devastating one.Autism is about having a pure heart and being very sensitive… It is about finding a way to survive in an overwhelming, confusing world… It is about developing differently, in a different pace and with different leaps.  Autistic […]

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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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Never Fear – Online Aspergers Women Resources Are Here

In the nonstop tsunami of global information, librarians provide us with floaties and teach us to swim. –Linton Weeks When seeking help on a particular subject, I’ve gone to the library and used the search function on one of the computers nearby.  Then, after wading through the book section, I may or may not find […]

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The Secrets of Self Disclosure

It was my first job after college.  I joined my co-workers for lunch. After some opening small talk, somehow it came up that I went to Wheaton College, and Trinity International University (at that time, known as Trinity Evangelical Divinity School). Suddenly, everyone became very quiet. “Sorry about all the swearing I was doing earlier!”  […]

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