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Comment on ‘Asperger’s Syndrome is not an excuse…’

I read a post this morning that got me thinking (now removed, but was about someone’s concerns that a person they knew might be pretending to have AS), and what follows are my broader thoughts around this issue generally, not … Continue reading

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10 things not to say to someone with Asperger’s

Inspired by Therese Borchard‘s piece about 10 Things Not to Say to a Depressed Person, I thought I would write my own list of things not to say to someone when they tell you they have Asperger’s Syndrome (AS). 1. … Continue reading

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Baby, you are rocking my world… Stop it!

Whilst trying to think of a simple analogy for my life as an Aspie, with sufficient explanatory power to get through to a frenemy with a distinct agenda, I thought about boats.  I thought about how my little Aspie row-boat … Continue reading

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