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An Aspie’s Perspective on David Bowie

I have two memories of the first time I saw and heard David Bowie. The first is, when I was about five years old, of seeing this strange man, with blonde hair, on Top Of The Pops (ask your parents, it was a pop music show, popular on the BBC, back when we only had […]

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Tae Kwon Do and Aspergers

As an Aspie, I know it is very difficult to break routine.  It is where I feel safe.  It is fair to say, we could do with people, sometimes, to act as a guiding light.  That is how I ended up doing Tae Kwon Do. That was how I felt at the start of 2014.  […]

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Asperger’s in The Workplace — How And Whether to Tell Your Employers

How many times have you, as an Aspie, been told, For goodness’ sake, don’t mention that you’ve got Asperger’s; If I was you, I wouldn’t mention that you’ve got Asperger’s Syndrome; No, I don’t think you need to tell anyone, just watch what you’re saying to people and you’ll be fine. I remember the first […]

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An Aspie’s Adventures In The Workplace

I left school at the age of sixteen, in 1994. I had a small part-time job in a café then. This was my first proper job. At that time, I did not know I had Asperger’s Syndrome. Some people thought I was lazy and immature. No one really seemed to know what to do with […]

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Preparation for the workplace

In this article, I will be focusing on helping Aspies cope on a day-to-day basis in the workplace. I will be looking at how my first days in college helped prepare me for coping and interacting with my colleagues. The first area I will be looking at is how to relate to your work colleagues. […]

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Aspergers and suicide rates

  Todays article comes to us from Robert Laing who addresses a very important topic: Aspergers and Suicide. I have had many dark thoughts, which stem from having Asperger Syndrome. I’m too stupid. I’m too immature. I’m not good enough. I haven’t got what it takes. I can’t get along with everyone else. You are […]

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The quickest way I know to health and well being

My top diet tips I know we all hate to be told what is good to eat and I’m sure we all know what is good for us and what is not. But what I can honestly say is that diet has had one of the biggest impacts on my mental and physical state. Eating […]

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Service dog prevents self harm for woman with Asperger’s [Video]

I came across this video today which I wanted to share with you all. Im not sure about you but I find immense comfort in the presence of animals when I am stressed. This video shows a service dog calming a woman who has Asperger’s Syndrome. The woman in the video has self injurious behavior […]

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Addressing Asperger’s Sleep Issues

I, like many others on the spectrum, suffer from sleep issues because of my Asperger’s Syndrome. I think there are several reasons for this: Anxiety As discussed previously, adults with Asperger’s are much more likely to suffer from anxiety; anxiety in turn leads to restless nights. In my other book, “Emotional Mastery for Adults for […]

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