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Category Archives: Aspieventures

Special Needs vs. Special Treatment

I hold what is probably an unpopular opinion that men and women have different strengths and weaknesses that logically lead to different skills and roles. When speaking in generalizations; however, there are always exceptions to the rule. In general though if I’m trapped in a burning building I want to see a 6’3″ burly man […]

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Survival Kit: Lists and Visual Instructions

One of the common denominators I’ve noticed in every book I have read is that Aspies like routine. Like isn’t a strong enough word… they need, crave, can’t function without routine. This is certainly true for our Aspie. Every now and then we can get away with verbal schedules when there is not a lot […]

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Happily Ever After

A diagnosis of anything typically leads to statistics. 1 in 110 children are diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder according to a commercial on tv. 1 in 88 are diagnosed with Autism according to Autism Speaks 1 in 54 are boys. More children will be diagnosed with autism this year than with AIDS, diabetes & […]

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Every Which Way

In high school, one of our assignments in English was to journal on various topics. I typically hated the act of journaling. Not due to a lack of anything to write about, but because I felt it was intensely personal at times. I wasn’t a person who let many people close. I felt safer in […]

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