Autism and Flexibility

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Structure is obviously an incredibly important part of most autistic people`s lives.  Without some level of structure and routine most autistic people would be unable to cope.  Of course there are different levels of this, and some people are much more able to be flexible than others.  A structured routine Read More

Living on the Wrong Planet

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Often people with autism will feel completely out of place in society. Despite the fact that more and more people are being diagnosed as autistic, trying to go through life in a majority neuro-typical world can feel almost like an impossible task for people with autism. There is a very Read More

Asperger’s Are Us: A Documentary Film about Asperger’s and Comedy

By Josh Fasulo, July 5, 2014 In early 2013, filmmaker Alex Lehmann was working in Los Angeles as a cinematographer for film and TV when he heard several scripted jokes about Asperger’s and autism. Wondering if “Asperger’s and autism had become so mainstream that people had begun to feel it was okay to poke fun Read More

Autism and Confidence

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Confidence, or lack of it, can be a big issue for people with autism.  Often autistic people will feel extremely anxious or un-confident when going in to social situations such as school, college or work.  There can be many different reasons for this: One is that anxiety is something that Read More

Addressing the Strengths of Pupils with Asperger’s Syndrome

By Carol Edwards © 2014 Key points The key learning points in this article concentrate on using the youngster’s strengths, which make up for the limitations and drawbacks caused by social communication difficulties, social interaction complexities and a lack of social imagination. These traits, known as the triad of impairments, can be turned around when Read More

Aspergers Test Site changes – some good news, some bad news….

Hi everyone, The good news…. Many thanks for the offers of support I have received, Several more of you have also offered to write articles which is much appreciated. We will soon be creating a Personal Storie’s section in case any of you would like to contribute. And the great news is that we now have Read More

Take the online Asperger’s Test

Suspect you or someone you know has Aspergers? Take this short online Asperger’s Test developed by the Cambridge Autism Research Center. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); You have probably arrived at this page because you suspect yourself or someone you care about has Aspergers Syndrome (AS) or High Functioning Autism (HFA).  It hasn’t been until Read More

Struggling with Social Skills

Todays get guest post comes Paddy Joe-Moran a 19 year old Autistic Author of two books. He recently responded to the sites request for additional guest bloggers. Here is article on Social Skills. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Struggling with social skills is one of the main features of having autism; it is virtually a Read More