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

Airport Meltdown

My poor husband! Imagine the scene, if you will, where a woman in her 40s (me) is bawling her eyes out at the closed gate in an airport, having just missed their flight to their honeymoon.  Good job he's a caring and patient man! Well that's just what happened a couple of weeks ago.  On … Continue reading Airport Meltdown

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

10 things Employers can do to help make an ASD employee’s life more comfortable at work

10 things Employers can do to help make an ASD employee’s life more comfortable at work (and therefore get the most from them, including loyalty and productivity) Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) isn’t a great label but it does help to describe a differently-brained set of people that might need a little extra help to be their … Continue reading 10 things Employers can do to help make an ASD employee’s life more comfortable at work