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Adults with Autism & Aspergers

Asperger's Syndrome Diagnosis and Adults: What to expect in an assessment

Asperger's documentary: Diamond Dave

Temple Grandin: The world needs all kinds of minds, I like the way I think interview for The Economist

The Aspie Show: Dr Frank Gaskill discusses the positives and difficulties in Asperger's Syndrome

Bill Gates Biography BBC Documentary:

  • Part 1: Family background and childhood
  • Part 2: High School, Harvard University and writing software with Paul Allen
  • Part 3: dropped out of Harvard to set up Microsoft, selling MS-DOS operating program
  • Part 4: Bill becomes the face of Microsoft, Bill's management style, Microsoft Windows 
  • Part 5: Investigations by Justice Dept, marriage to Melinda French, death of mother Mary Gates
  • Part 6: Windows 95, birth of daughter Jennifer, Internet Explorer, Anti-trust Trial, Charity work

Laura Nagle, Architect: Vectors of Autism

Emilee Eastes: "My Life with Pervasive Developmental Disorder Not Otherwise Specified (PDD-NOS)"

Victoria Hammond "How Having Asperger's Inspired My Big Move to the City", "How to Date Someone with Autism or Asperger Syndrome"

Autism Ontario: Autism: See the Potential

Garry Burge Asperger's Syndrome as an Adult in Work & University contexts

Career Planning: FutureYou (Monash University online questionnaire to assist with choosing tertiary courses)

Employment: Autism/Employment videoAsperger syndrome at work, Weekend Australian article on benefits of employing people with autism

Job interview body language

Transitioning from high school to university: Marshall University, USA

Managing University thesis supervision relationships:

Dating: New York Dating Coach:

Body language: Indicators of Interest (Flirting)

How to tell if a Guy is Attracted to you (or Tips for Guys to let Women know you like them)

Relationships Australia Free Publications to download, including "Partners - A Guide to Successful Relationships", "Renovate Your Relationship: A manual for Men", "On Being A Dad", "Dad's Toolkit", "Men and Separation", "Women and Separation" & "What about the Children?"

Importance of Routines to avoid meltdowns

Occupational therapy to develop independence: Shaving - Real Look Autism Episode 9 

"Life Coaching Online for Adults with Aspergers and High Functioning Autism" with Mark Hutten

"This Emotional Life - Asperger's and Loneliness" (PBS) 

Autism Hangout: 22 Things a Woman Should Know if She Loves a Man with Asperger's Syndrome: Meet Rudy Simone

Autism Hangout: Connecting with your Partner with Asperger's: Meet author Louise Weston

SciShow: Why do we kiss?

Autism Understanding

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Lydia Meem

BA (Psych)(Hons), MPsych(Clin), MAPS, CClin Clinical Psychologist and Founder of Autism Understanding Pty Ltd Lydia specialises in helping families recognise the joys and overcome the challenges of autism by tailoring behavioural strategies to suit the needs…
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The term Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) is used to describe a broad range of social, communication and behavioural difficulties experienced by children, adolescents and adults. Some people with autism find it hard to negotiate the unwritten rules of social…

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