Category Archives for "Aspergers Syndrome"

Aspergers and suicide rates

  Todays article comes to us from Robert Laing who addresses a very important topic: Aspergers and Suicide. I have had many dark thoughts, which stem from having Asperger Syndrome. I’m too stupid. I’m too immature. I’m not good enough. I haven’t got what it takes. I can’t get along with everyone else. You are […]

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What Would Einstein Say About Autism Today?

A Short Story: Part Fiction, Part Science, Part Philosophy All Heart Written By Cornelius (Bushy) Van Eck and Clayton Nuckelt  Albert Einstein was one of the greatest and well known scientists of his time. If he were alive today, what would he say about autism? I believe it would go something like this:  You don’t know […]

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We are giving away our book: Emotional Mastery For Adults With Aspergers

As part of Autism awareness week, we wanted to give away our book, Emotional Mastery for Adults with Aspergers. The book will be available for free between the 5th and 9th of April. The book covers issues such as: Understanding the emotions Anger Depression Anxiety OCD (Obsessive compulsive disorder) Tips and techniques for dealing with emotions The […]

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Aspergers and thinking differently

We just wanted to share this video with you today, it kind of sums up why there is nothing wrong with thinking differently. One of the symptoms associated with Asperger’s Syndrome is the narrow range of interests that one can become obsessive in. Often people with Autism develop “special hobbies”,  becoming totally obsessive around a […]

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Our Top Ten Books on Autism and Aspergers

  Emotional Mastery For Adults with Asperger’s This book was written in response to many of the questions about anxiety, depression and the frustration of living with Asperger’s that we received from readers of this website. One of the things that people with Aspergers struggle with is their emotions. This book gives a lot of […]

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How lego made the day of a young boy with Aspergers

Its rare to see such touching images as you will see in this video. A young boy who saved ALL his pocket money for 2 YEARS for the Lego set he always dreamed of, only to be told that it was no longer in stock. http://youtu.be/4xGU-5KVS_g   Its great to see such inspiring behavior on the part […]

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Asperger’s and OCD – Obsessional Behaviours, Diagnosis and Treatment Options

Today we are very happy to have a guest blog post on Asperger’s and OCD from Carol Edwards. Carol is a Cognitive Behavioral Therapist who specializes in the area of OCD. We hope you enjoy this posts which illustrates that while the two conditions have overlaps, they are not always the same. Asperger’s and OCD – Obsessional Behaviours, Diagnosis […]

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A look at Aspergers Syndrome and Anxiety

Anxiety poses one of the core challenges for people with Asperger’s Syndrome and other types of autism. There is a great deal of anxiety already inherent in the condition itself, which is then further intensified by social pressure and hypersensitivity to outside stimuli, another common symptom of autism. According to conservative estimates, 65% of adults […]

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The relationship between Aspergers and depression

Sadly, depression is part of life for those living with Asperger’s syndrome. Yet it appears to be an often-ignored part of the condition. According to research carried out in the University of Gothenburg up to 70% of young Adults with Aspergers Syndrome suffer from depression. This is in stark contrast to the 18% depression rate […]

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People with high functioning Autism employed as software testers

  There is tragically a high percentage of unemployment surrounding those with high functioning autism. Stigma and a lack of understanding have a lot to do with this fact. However, its not all bad, the brainy and intuitive traits of those with high functioning autism is now leading some employers to seek them out as software […]

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