Asperger’s and Tips for Coping with Life #3

Asperger’s Coping Mechanisms (3 part blog) There are things in life that are rarely taught or talked about and for neurotypical people it seems they were just born with this knowledge. For those on the Autistic Spectrum (ASD) becoming self-aware, acquiring coping mechanisms and giving yourself thinking time to cope with situations that may arise means … Continue reading Asperger’s and Tips for Coping with Life #3

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Asperger’s & Tips for Coping with Life #2

Asperger’s Coping Mechanisms (3-part blog) There are things in life that are rarely taught or talked about, and for neurotypical people it seems they were just born with this knowledge. For those on the Autistic Spectrum (ASD) becoming self-aware, acquiring coping mechanisms and giving yourself thinking time to cope with situations that may arise means you … Continue reading Asperger’s & Tips for Coping with Life #2

Asperger’s and Tips for Coping with Life #1

Asperger’s Coping Mechanisms (3 part blog) There are things in life that are rarely taught or talked about and for neurotypicals people it seems they were just born with this knowledge. For those on the Autistic Spectrum (ASD) becoming self aware, acquiring coping mechanisms and giving yourself thinking time to cope with situations that may … Continue reading Asperger’s and Tips for Coping with Life #1

Too Much! Asperger’s Sensory Overload

Parents with undiagnosed Asperger's Having discovered that I'm an Aspie late in life (I'm 43 and found out about 6 years ago) I didn't know that most of the other people around me were not experiencing sensory overload in the same way as I was.  It didn't help that I grew up in a slightly … Continue reading Too Much! Asperger’s Sensory Overload

Are you really Listening?

Listening skills are so underrated. I've learned a lot of useful stuff over the last few years. I used to dominate the conversation, I would interrupt because I was desperate to say what came into my head before I forgot, I used to talk too much and I would forget to ask people questions and … Continue reading Are you really Listening?

One task at a time

Which task do you want me to do first? I am fortunate to be married to a clever, kind and supportive husband.  He also has Asperger's.  In the early years of our relationship, especially as he spent more and more time with me at my house it became apparent that chores, tasks and housework were going … Continue reading One task at a time

Embracing Change

Sam Warner

Change?! They can't do this to me! How you react to change is up to you I'm someone who knows that change can be both scary and good.  I'm sure you also know this.  But did you know that we can choose how we feel about change? Managing your own feelings about any situation gives you … Continue reading Embracing Change