Allow for 'processing time' - don't assume that someone with Asperger's isn't listening when you are having a conversation with them. They may need extra time to respond to what you have said. Allowing for processing time allows someone with Asperger's the opportunity to join in a conversation instead of being talked over, rushed or … Continue reading 5 Ways To Let Someone With Asperger’s Know You Care
I see autism as a different way of thinking. The world would be incredibly boring if we all thought the same.
"For the month of May, Defying Shadows will be joining the Mental Health Awareness Month by sharing a post daily on a different type of Mental Illness or "Shadow" that people commonly struggle with. Join us in creating awareness and working to end the stigma that goes with these topics! Today we have Alex Newton sharing … Continue reading #MentalHealthMonth | Autism