Jeff Deutsch is an Aspie, who draws on his decades of Home-based Experiential Lifelong Learning (HELL) to help fellow Aspies better relate to NTs and vice versa. Now happily married to Emily, an NT who first told him about Asperger Syndrome (AS), he gives inspirational talks, group training for Aspies and also for Aspies' families' and partners' support groups, employers, service providers, first responders and others, and individual life coaching for both Aspies and NTs. He helps Aspies better get along with NTs, and NTs better recognize and deal with Aspies on the job, through social situations, in personal relationships and other aspects of daily life.
Do you know an Aspie (yes, you can include yourself!) who could use a good guide for getting along well at home, with friends, on dates and in the workplace for a variety of situations?
My in-laws and I have known each other for over a dozen years—and some of those years were before I'd even heard of AS. They've put up with quite a bit from me.
It's not fair! Who do they think they are? I'm just trying to contribute some good ideas! Why do they have to be such dictators, anyway?
I have a really nice desk in my office. It looks exquisite, and it's ready to hold my papers and serve as a great platform to work on. As soon as I finish building it, that is.
As you may already know, I'm a Toastmaster. I love speaking, always have.
Emily thought the Star and Shamrock might be a nice place, so one fine evening recently we went.
As a parent, you are a legal guardian. You're responsible for your child's welfare, education and health. As the parent of a child with autism, of course, you're also responsible for therapies...
As the founder of the Asperger Syndrome Training & Employment Partnership (ASTEP), I hear from many parents about the struggles their adult children have obtaining ...
Imagine yourself to be a rookie cop, two years “on the road,” patrolling an average-sized town in America.
Imagine that you had a tremendous gift, one that could inspire a nation, raise autism awareness ...
These days, when one hears “Healthcare,” political strife is often the first thing that comes to mind.
These days autism appears to be the disorder du jour and headlines about the newest autism breakthroughs are everywhere. Sometimes filled with jargon or unfamiliar references,...
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