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.
What if we accepted glaucoma like some people want to do for autism?
“In order to prevent welfare-reducing effluvia, we ask you to please reduce externalities (bathe) during exams.”
Different kinds of people do different kinds of work well. Surprise, surprise—this goes for Aspies too.
One bone of contention between Aspies and NTs is that Aspies most often call something by its precise name and sometimes don't even understand why it upsets some people.
All too often people—especially young men, and probably disproportionately Aspies—get into fights.
One thing we need to keep in mind is that when people are talking about one thing, sometimes they're really thinking about something else.
Last Tuesday my sister Connie had to have a surgery.
Here's what really gets to us about the holiday season. It's not the way advertisers assault us, though that's troubling.
By the time you read this, I will have returned from a week’s vacation in Florida with my family.
Schedule-based living, however, can be a tricky proposition. On the one hand, a schedule orders the day, the expectations, and is comforting to Madison who has difficulty with transitions....
The search for a postsecondary program for a student like Cameron is not much fun. It’s actually pretty awful.
Last week I had the opportunity to head to Washington, DC to attend the “Autism Speaks to Washington” summit.
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