MMPI Test Online

August 1, 2012

I recently did the MMPI test online which you can find here   I’ve been looking at easing the transition for Aspie kids into adulthood, and thought it might give me some insights.  I found it quite interesting although it takes quite some time to complete.  You can do the short form which might take […]

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Is Asperger’s a Syndrome, a Condition or Traits?

July 24, 2012

The language we use has been shown to influence how we think, how we behave, act and feel about ourselves.  Here I argue that it is time to change the current medical language around Asperger’s.  While giving a few ideas on possible alternatives, I have not gone deeply into a real list of alternatives.  It […]

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Do You Have Advice For Sean? Autism Social Issues

April 11, 2012

Hi, I’m sean. 36 with asperger’s. As well as a few other disabilities. And I live in an area where there is so little in way of help, whether it’s doctors, counseling, etc. And especially no connection with others who are going through similar things! I have had no friends my whole life, as well […]

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Do I Have Aspergers?

December 12, 2011

While nowadays a significant number of individuals are diagnosed with Autism or Asperger’s syndrome during childhood or adolescence, many Aspies have never received a formal diagnosis. This could mean that you are in your twenties, thirties, forties, fifties, sixties and asking yourself “Do I have Asperger’s?” Perhaps you have been unaware of Asperger’s for most of your […]

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Ensuring Aspie Kids Enjoy Education

October 13, 2011

Children with Asperger’s syndrome have likes and dislikes, just as anyone else. They do things for fun, like to watch television, or play on the computer. Helping Asperger’s children to learn and have fun doing so should be a joint effort between parents and teachers. Parents need to make sure teachers are aware of things […]

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Treating Anxiety for People with Asperger’s Syndrome

October 10, 2011

Having Asperger’s Syndrome (AS) is hard as it is. What makes it more life altering is that people with AS are more vulnerable to anxiety. The rate of anxiety is higher than those in the general population. In fact, children with AS have a 75% chance of developing severe anxiety. Oftentimes, appropriate and adequate help […]

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Asperger’s, Autism and the New DSM

July 6, 2011

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), is the psychologist’s bible for diagnosing mental illnesses. Used by clinical psychologists, psychiatrists and doctors to determine the mental condition of a patient, the DSM has been an excellent tool for categorizing illnesses. The current manual in service is the DSM IV, which has been in […]

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Aspergers and Relationships

April 4, 2011

Since I took over this website (about two months ago), I have received around a dozen emails from people who don’t have Asperger’s, but either [a] ARE in a relationship with someone who has Asperger’s, or [b] WERE in a relationship with someone who has Asperger’s. The majority of the emails are actually quite long […]

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