Addressing Asperger’s Sleep Issues

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 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, Read More

Knowing what benefits you are entitled to when you have Asperger’s

  (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});   This article comes to us today from Robert Laing. As a person diagnosed with / in the process of being diagnosed with Asperger’s, there are certain allowances which you may qualify for [specifically as it applies to UK benefits, but many other countries’ governments have similar allowances, too Read More

Asperger’s syndrome and diet

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Aspies don’t like change and they especially don’t like change in their foods. Favourite foods are bland and come at the same time of the same day, week in, week out, come what may. Any of this sounding familiar so far? Studies have shown that amongst the favourite foods of Read More

Autism and Relationships Part 2 – when both people have autism

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In a previous article relationships between autistic people and neuro-typical people was discussed. But what about relationships between two people who are both on the autistic spectrum? There are obviously benefits to two people with autism being in a relationship, but there can also be difficulties. These can be different Read More

The Pleasing List

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Today’s post comes to us from Film maker Jonathan Carlander, who has made a short movie about Asperger’s Syndrome. The film features a student who has Asperger’s Syndrome. It has received critical acclaim from many in the Autism Community. When I attended film school, I never planned on directing my Read More

Autism and Relationships, Part One — Autistic people and neuro-typical people

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The basis of any relationship, whoever it is between, is to a have some level of ‘give and take’; each person has to be understanding, and respectful of the other one`s needs. This becomes harder when autism is involved because often neuro-typical people don’t understand the wants and needs of Read More