Asperger’s syndrome and diet

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 Aspies are wheat-based things like […]

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Autism and Relationships Part 2 – when both people have autism

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 than the difficulties faced by […]

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The Pleasing List

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 own thesis film. I was […]

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

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 autistic people, and vice-versa. But […]

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