Living With Asperger’s – Personal Stories Part 2

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});   Todays article is one from our series of Personal Stories; it comes from James Boscole. My issues with Asperger’s started at a young age, although I had no clue that I had Asperger’s. I can only hope relating my story will help others understand their situation and overcome its Read More

Getting a date when you have Aspergers and Autism

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Dating and relationships can be a difficult subject for anybody, but if you have autism, and your social and communication skills are less developed than a lot of neuro-typical people`s, it can be an even more confusing, and stressful experience.  A lot of autistic people say that dating, and getting Read More

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