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I’ve always felt like an alien. Now I know why.

I’ve always felt like an alien. Now I know why. BBC Radio 4 After years of feeling like an alien, a listener on being diagnosed with Asperger syndrome at the age of 50. Share This Post:

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Executive Functioning – PDSG Presentation

Welcome to the second presentation we are making public, kindly given to Axia’s PDSG in April by David Reiser.   As previously, we intend to protect individuals privacy by removing most audience participation whilst still trying to retain the “essence”

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Autism and Ageing – PDSG Presentation

We have often had requests for the presentations given at our Post-Diagnostic Support Group to be made available on our website. We have uploaded some of our Presenters slide shows before, however, thought adding audio would give more context and

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Asperger Syndrome & Employment – Review

Book Review of   Asperger Syndrome & Employment   What People with Asperger Syndrome Really Really Want By Sarah Hendrickx Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers I initially wanted to read this book after hearing Sarah Hendrickx give a talk on the

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Virtual reality as Relaxation|escapism

Following our PDSG we received the following Guest Submission to share on our site.   Virtual reality as Relaxation/escapism Hi,   came to the post diagnostic group at the crewe lifestyle centre on wednesday with autism inclusive, was lovely to

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Professor Tony Attwood – Uploaded by ABC News (Australia)

Following Helen sharing an extremely interesting video of Tony Atwood on Vimeo, I found a YouTube documentary on Professor Attwood. Despite the extremely misleading title, “Is Asperger’s syndrome the next stage of human evolution? – Australian Story”, I found this

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Professor Tony Attwood – Autism in Females

We recently received an email from one of our guest contributors, Helen, and wanted to share it with you on our website. Professor Tony Attwood – Autism in Females from Healthed on Vimeo Hi Carly,   This is about 30minutes

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So this happened…

We recently received an email from one of our guest contributors and asked if we could share the story… So this happened… Hi Carly/Linda,   So I started going to a life drawing class at the end of September. I

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Just Me (Sam’s Song)

We were recently contacted by a gentleman who wished to share a song with us in the hopes it would help raise awareness of autism. Hi there,   I hope you don’t mind me contacting you, but I recently came

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The Reason I Jump – Guest Review

Book Review of   “The Reason I Jump” By Naoki Higashida, Introduced by David Mitchell Translated by Keiko Mitchell, David C. Mitchell Publisher: Sceptre This is Naokis first book, written when he was 13 years old. I almost didn’t read

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Advantages Taken due to ASD Tendencies?

If You Don’t Like Change, “They” May “Charge” You!   Forgive me if this is not “News” to anyone, however it became apparent to me that due to my “Condition” or “Disability”, I have further potential “vulnerabilities” I was not

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Fall Down 7 Times Get Up 8 – Guest Review

Book Review of   “Fall Down 7 Times Get Up 8” By Naoki Higashida, Introduced by David Mitchell Translated by David Mitchel and K A Yoshida Publisher: Sceptre; Unabridged edition edition (11 July 2017) First of all I have to

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Autism and Asperger Syndrome in Adults – Dream’s Perspective

Dream’s Thoughts on   “Autism and Asperger Syndrome in Adults” by Dr. Luke Beardon Published by Sheldon Press When Linda asked me if I could share my perspective, I happily agreed to review Luke’s latest book. Full disclosure: When I

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LA Cabina – Review

“La cabina” The Telephone Box (1972) La cabina (original title) 35min | Short Comedy, Horror | TV Short 13 December 1972 ‘LA Cabina’ is a 1972 Spanish Dark Comedy and Horror film about a man who gets stuck in a

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Horizon – 2017: ADHD and Me with Rory Bremner

Last night I watched BBC’s Horizon, which this week was a documentary about Rory Bremner and ADHD. I was particularly interested as it was a Radio 4 documentary I heard him do that  had roughly the same title which led

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An Adult with an Autism Diagnosis – Review

Book Review of   “An Adult with an Autism Diagnosis” A Guide for the Newly Diagnosed by Gillan Drew Jessica Kingsley Publishers This book is interesting from the very beginning as Gillan gives a brief and honest summary of what

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DSA – Chapter 1 by Elliot Chapman

I’m Elliot Chapman, a 19 year old who’s on the autistic spectrum. I’ve been working on a book called DSA Demon Slaying Alliance for about 2 years now, which I’m still nowhere near completing. To try to get recognition and

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The Emotionality and Energy of Autism

The Emotionality and Energy of Autism The Whole World Needs Whole Brains My Hearts Prayer   How can we measure the cost of the emotional and energetic compromises that society expects autistic people to make to fit in to the

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