How the World Can Benefit From Adults with Autism

For a variety of reasons, frequently adults with autistic traits, with their obsessional interests and attention to detail, spare no qualms about going into great detail in order to display their profound knowledge of certain subjects. For many neurotypical individuals, this may seem obsessive and erratic and come across as annoying (think the character Sheldon … Read moreHow the World Can Benefit From Adults with Autism

Autism sensory products adults have rated as helpful from SensaCalm

Sensory overload is a cause of difficulties in many ASD people but not all. Some people on the spectrum, find that common ambient noises and tactile input can almost seem unbearable sometimes. It is a kind of hypersensitivity typical in many people on the spectrum, ASD adults and children alike. Yet, numerous ASD people find … Read moreAutism sensory products adults have rated as helpful from SensaCalm

Adult Autism Symptoms – 3 Key components

For whatever reason, whether you recently read an autism-related article that resonated with you in that certain traits sounded familiar or perhaps a friend or relative suggested that you may be exhibiting some adult autism symptoms, identifying autism symptoms in a previously undiagnosed adult is often fraught with difficulties in that many ASD adults develop … Read moreAdult Autism Symptoms – 3 Key components

Tears of Blood – Adult Autism Help – by Leanne Micinilio

  I seek not sympathy, nor cry for help.  I share merely for the sake of sharing, in the hope of fostering a deeper understanding of AUTISM.  Autism defines me and has sculpted my life since my son was born almost 18 years ago.   Autism is a bitch!  Up until recently, I felt sure that … Read moreTears of Blood – Adult Autism Help – by Leanne Micinilio

Romance and Relationships On the Autism Spectrum

It is quite a tragic reality for ASD Adults and youth that relationships are often an unobtainable pipedream if not a fantasy. Given the nature of adult autism traits, these would often discourage potential partners from pursuing a relationship with such an individual on the Adult Autism Spectrum. Individuals with high functioning autism often feel … Read moreRomance and Relationships On the Autism Spectrum

Glossary and Acronyms

We have provided here a few of the more commonly used acronyms and terminology you may come across while reading up on Adult Autism AS: Autism spectrum. ASD: Autism spectrum disorder. Asperger’s disorder/syndrome: A form of ASD, characterized by normal IQ but impairments in social interaction and communication. ADD/ Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: Disorder in children associated with … Read moreGlossary and Acronyms

About Me

My name is Mike. I am the father of Keith, a 36-year-old intelligent man, who was diagnosed at age 10, with Aspergers Syndrome and who lives with me. You will see some content here written by him. Today, people prefer to say that he is diagnosed as ASD,  Autism Spectrum Disorder, but I don’t won’t … Read moreAbout Me