Category Archive: Humor

Jun 07

Anxiety: Who? Me?

I’m participating in a panel on Friday (June 9) at Northeastern University on Anxiety, as part of the CHATTER event. Of course, I’m quite nervous about this. As part of my preparation (which helps to reduce anxiety), I have been reviewing my past talks and writings on the subject. I discovered that my blog does …

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Mar 03

What is it like to be Autistic?

In an earlier post, I wrote a few comments about a definition of autism that I found appealing. The difficulty with coming up with any definition of autism is that it’s really hard to capture the essence of what it’s like to be autistic. Even the best definitions leave me hankering for more. Give me …

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Jul 24

Slides from a Workshop on Neuroexceptional Couples

Eva Mendes and I led a workshop at AANE’s Annual Conference for Adults. The theme of the Conference was Advocacy, and the keynote address was a 2-hour tour de force by our beloved Ari Ne’eman of the Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN). Our workshop was focused on relationships. Any relationship (romantic or otherwise) is a …

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Mar 02

The Aspergerian (aka Clueless) Dating Game

Dec 24

Lost That Lovin’ Feeling?

  Another great cartoon from The New Yorker. It reminds me of people in the couples support groups I co-lead. This might describe some of the people whose partners are Aspergerian! The good news is that those partners are perhaps not as bird-brained as this cartoon character, and can come to realize the impact they …

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