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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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Living With Asperger’s – Personal Stories Part 2

  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 obstacles. Life was strange, people […]

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Getting a date when you have Aspergers and Autism

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 into a relationship is one […]

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Living with Asperger’s personal stories part 1

In today’s article we have the first of the personal stories. This article comes to us from Nancy, who has shared her experience with Asperger’s. I’m sure some of you can relate to the experiences Nancy shares about and will find it helpful. My name is Nancy. I’m 70 years old. Ever since I started […]

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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 […]

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Take the online Asperger’s Test

Suspect you or someone you know has Aspergers? Take this short online Asperger’s Test developed by the Cambridge Autism Research Center. You have probably arrived at this page because you suspect yourself or someone you care about has Aspergers Syndrome (AS) or High Functioning Autism (HFA).  It hasn’t been until the past ten years or […]

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AQ Test now available as a mobile application on ios and android

Apologies for the lack of blog posts recently, we have been working on an exciting project which has kept us busy. After a few months work we are pleased to announce the release of the Asperger’s Test Site application for iPhone, iPad and Android.     We know from running the Test Site for a couple of years […]

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How the squeeze machine came to be

We had published a few articles lately about sensory processing issues and thought that it wouldn’t feel complete with an exploration of the squeeze machine developed by Temple Grandin. For those of you that have seen the movie you will understand what we are talking about. The squeeze machine was invented by Temple Grandin to help relieve […]

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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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Why Asperger’s Hasn’t Existed since May 2013

  Yes the title sounds odd. Having talked previously about getting an official diagnosis, we are now saying it has gone away. However things are not quite that simple. It simply got reclassified into something else (at least for official purposes). Let me explain: DSM version 5 (DSM-V) was modified to remove the diagnosis of Asperger’s […]

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