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Asperger’s: Lost again, and again, and again? Could it be place-blindness?

I am going to start sharing some Answer.com articles that I write with you all since many times they are based on or inspired by things I do everyday—in this case, getting lost. I have written in the past about being lost in my own town if I have to …

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Are your ASD kids more trusting that other kids?

  I came across a “new” study today that said that ASD kids are more trusting than their neuro-typical counterparts, and am wondering what is new about this information? I’ve know that I’ve been too trusting for years—in fact, I wrote about this exact subject in a post a year …

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New Math Does Not Work With Old Brains!

Last night at about midnight I laid in bed blogging from my phone because I was so frustrated at the fact that my son has lost recess again in school.  So frustrated I was that I hardly got any sleep last night, and have been up with my mind spinning …

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Appointments make me frantic

I woke up with a plan today; I plan to get something done. The first thing on my “to do” list was to answer a series of emails from a class of counseling students. I was contacted by a professor who used my book in her graduate class about counseling …

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Success: Counting the Costs

I am successful, or am I? What makes me most productive also gets in the way. Some see me and say that I am successful, “look what you have accomplished,” but what they don’t realize is the cost of those “accomplishments.” They cost me, I suspect, more or differently than …

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I cannot read more than one book at a time!

I am beginning to suspect this is one of the reasons I had so much difficulty in school. Oh, I could do the work—above average I.Q. and all, I just cannot do it simultaneously. I cannot shift from one subject to the next, especially if one has caught my interest. …

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I Never Learn!

I had a busy day planned today. As always my “to do” list is long and unrealistic, which is a topic all of its own. I needed to run to the bank, make a money order, pay a bill, and wanted to pick up a can of paint to change …

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What if the whole world had Asperger’s?

Some random musing for this morning… Last week I was poking around the internet as I usually do and I came across a headline that said, Does our brains need protection from the modern world? It was an article on the autism speaks website. The article talked about a psychologist …

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The Social Aspie: My Guest Post and a Wonderful Blog You Should Check Out

Good Morning, I hope everyone had a great weekend.  I tried to sit back and relax this weekend, but that is hard for me.  I went grocery shopping on Saturday, which wiped me out for the rest of the weekend, so I spent the whole day watching HGTV on Sunday. …

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Talking to Aspie Teen about Theory of Mind

Today I am writing articles relating to Therory of Mind (ToM), and ways to help teach ASD children. I am reviewing Aspie Teen’s diagnosis and the recommendations section that deal with ToM exercises. When the Teen asked me what I was writing about today, I told him. Of course, then …

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