• Understanding Autism from the Inside

    “Academics came easily to me. The rest of life—not so much.”

Facebook Pages by Adults with Autism or Asperger’s Syndrome

When you do a quick search online for mothers with autism, or parents with autism you immediately find plenty of information and resources for parents with autistic children. It can be difficult to locate information from adults who have autism spectrum disorders who are raising children with or without autism, …

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People with Asperger’s Syndrome May Experience Depression Differently

Many people believe that people who suffer from Asperger’s Syndrome, which is a higher functioning form of autism, cannot feel and do not experience a full range of emotional stimuli. Nothing is further from the truth. People with Asperger’s Syndrome tend to feel things just like anyone else. They may …

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Symptoms of Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) in Autistic Adults – Part I: Hyper-Reactivity

Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) is commonly found among those with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Like Autism, SPD is a neurological disorder which affects the way the brain processes sensory stimuli, such as sights, sounds, taste, touch, and smells. Difficulties can be with general sensory modulation or by being over or under …

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Autism Accommodations and Tips for Enjoying Your Disney World Vacation

Doesn’t every child dream of meeting Mickey Mouse, or Cinderella and the rest of the Disney Princesses? When you are traveling with a child with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), these dreams may seem out of reach. ASD children tend to have difficulty waiting in lines, and become overwhelmed easily …

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Recognizing Depression in People with Asperger’s Syndrome

Why is it sometime difficult to identify depression in those with autism spectrum disorders? The difficulty may arise as a result of the inability or difficulty autistic individuals have expressing their emotions or communicating feelings of disturbance, anxiety or distress verbally. Depression is often missed until it is so severe …

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Craziness Plus Doggie!

I am so ready to be settled! I am having trouble getting back into the swing of things after our move to the Northern Country of NY. Life is still in great upheaval and for us ASDer’s this is a huge problem—don’t misunderstand me, I know it is stressful and …

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Aspie Family Move and New Year Update

I’m up again in the middle of the night—can’t sleep. I have draining sinuses and an earache. As I am sitting at the computer piddling on Amazon, I started to think about the past year and how quickly time gets away from me. I haven’t really updated my blog in …

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The Tot Picked a Pumpkin

          One of the many reasons this move is giving my anxiety is because the Tot is doing so well in school! I am going to miss his teachers, and he will surely miss going to “Miss Paige’s School.”  I thought I would share some field trip pictures. He was …

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    Twirling Naked in the Streets and No One Noticed by Jeannie Davide-Rivera

    Twirling Naked in the Streets and No One Noticed

    by Jeannie Davide-Rivera

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