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Talking About Treatment Choice

In my Google Alerts yesterday I received a link to a revolutionary article posted on The Sun website. Now I don’t know the politics of The Sun, yet you can bet I’m more than willing to link to the article that appeared in my inbox. 173 more words

Stigma

NTs Have Meltdowns and Feel Overwhelmed or Overloaded Too

As a woman who has autism/Asperger syndrome I experience meltdowns and get overwhelmed from time to time. The same thing applies to neurotypicals/NTs (people who don’t have autism). 685 more words

Asperger Syndrome

Dating Someone who is Neurotypical while on an Autism Spectrum.

One of the most important things in life we are experiencing is finding Mr/Mrs. Right. Here is this question Do people on an autism spectrum date? 477 more words

Autism

Neurotypical communication barrier O' the day

I’ve written about this before. I work hard to explain myself in emails and texts very clearly, and then get responses that leave me baffled… 160 more words

Autism/Asperger's

Don't point that thing at me

A few weeks ago, right after the fiasco that was my father’s visit, I went on a ghost tour with my partner and some of her family. 915 more words

Autism/Asperger's

"Things Not To Say To An Autistic Person"- my reaction

If I had a pound for every time I read or hear the statements below, I wouldn’t be job searching…

Today I thought I’d take a different approach to usual and have a look at a video: BBC3’s “Things Not To Say To An Autistic Person” available here:  583 more words

Asperger's Syndrome

Nonverbal Skills... in the books they are always from sighted, nonautistic perspective

Iʻve read (listened to) a lot of books about psychology and interpersonal communication in the past 2+ years. And it always amazes me how there is always pretty much the same perspective. 1,321 more words

Communication