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Navigating Sexuality in Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Thursday, March 18, 2021 10:00-11:30 AM MST Many individuals with ASD and their families have questions regarding gender identity, sexuality, and intimacy. While gender and sexuality are common topics to explore in adolescence, there are a number of misconceptions regarding how to best support teens with […]

Most folks I know have done their fair share of wandering about the internet, trying to find good autism resources.  This article has been well received on LinkedIn, and is written by an internationally respected individual (and my friend), Michael John Carley.  Click the link to see which organizations he recommends.    

In the last month I’ve had multiple conversations with a variety of folks about service animals for folks with Autism.  Because my network is so awesome, they sent me a ton of links.  Here are just a few: Nathan Selove’s you tube channel:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xXbk8cCx9vc&list=PLd9bHbmPbjIeaJfFFsYOLZXqzZMH1Tfh5&index=77&t=3s Becca Lory Hector’s previous interview with Different Brains:  https://www.differentbrains.org/what-are-emotional-support-animals-with-becca-lory-friends-edb-150/ By the […]

Acting is another great way to connect with others, expand your social network, and get peer feedback.  See a 2nd email pasted below:   We offer a weekly (currently virtual) group-Actors Workshop -description below. Is your teen adolescent struggling with self-esteem, working through difficult feelings, and connecting with others? We invite your adolescent to join […]

Using a game, such as Dungeons and Dragons, is a great way to expand a social network, get peer feedback, and try out new social skills. Because we are all doing telehealth, my clients now have access to Denver providers…from their own homes. Yay!   This is pasted from an email from a colleague:   […]

Hi all, I’m sharing an email that was forwarded to me.  I’m doing my part and sharing it with you.  There is a survey below, asking for your input about unmet needs.  Please help identify the priorities for this team.   Thanks!   Dear Council members,   Good afternoon. There is no substitute for the […]

Misophonia, that awful feeling/sensation when people eat around you…yep, it is real.  Read on: https://www.differentbrains.org/misophonia-at-a-glance/   See the prevailing theories of what causes misophonia and potential treatment options.

Hi all, My friend Jennifer Cook asked me to share this with you.  She answers the top 3 questions she is asked about the Autism Spectrum.  She has quite a bit to say, with lots of resources at her finger tips:)   I’ll paste her blurb for you: All around the world — from enormous […]

From the Children’s Speech and Reading Center     Join us on October 29th Dr. Grandin did not speak until she was age four and participated in speech-language therapy growing up. Today, she is a world renowned scientist, inventor, and expert on visual thinking and one of the world’s most accomplished and well-known adults with Autism. She […]