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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Living with Asperger’s – Personal Stories Part 5

I hear it probably 10,000 times per year. The applause, the shouts of joy, the desire to have me back soon. Twenty years ago, what I heard 10,000 times per year were was the derision, the torment, the ostracism. What a difference information and time make! My name is Darren Lambert and I have autism. […]

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

    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 — see below for some […]

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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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Living With Asperger’s – Personal Stories Part 4

Some people are born feeling different. One of my earliest memories is of being at playgroup (or kindergarten, as you may well now call it) sitting having milk with all the other kids in the class, hearing the general hubbub around about me and knowing, somehow, that I was not, for some reason, part of […]

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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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Living With Asperger’s – Personal Stories Part 3

Today we have another real life story from Marie Hélène Carette. Its great that we receive so many stories from all around the world. Over to Marie: I am really grateful for your site and its rich content. I happened to do the Aspie test on your site in 2012, and two other times since […]

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