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Christmas Transitions – Part 3 – The Transition back from Christmas to Everyday Life
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Christmas Transitions – Part 3 – The Transition back from Christmas to Everyday Life

Often people forget that the change back from Christmas to normal life can be just as difficult as the change from normal life to Christmas.  Once again everything completely changes around the person with autism, and this can cause just as many if not more pr...
Christmas Transitions – Part 2 – the time in-between transitions
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Christmas Transitions – Part 2 – the time in-between transitions

Even if the transition in to Christmas has gone smoothly, Christmas time itself can be full of stress, and present autistic people and their families with all kinds of worries and issues.  Below are a few ways in which these can be overcome in order that every...
Christmas Transitions – Part 1 – The Change from Everyday life to the Christmas Holidays
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Christmas Transitions – Part 1 – The Change from Everyday life to the Christmas Holidays

For me Christmas has always been a stressful time because of my autism. This is not to say that I haven’t enjoyed Christmas each year, and that I don’t have a lot of fond memories, but the large amount of change, and sensory issues can make it difficult.  This...
Meltdowns – Part 7 – Meltdowns in Public, and how autistic individuals can help themselves
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Meltdowns – Part 7 – Meltdowns in Public, and how autistic individuals can help themselves

A previous article in this series covered meltdowns in public, and how to helps someone else. This article gives advice about how to help yourself if you are an individual with autism, and you feel you may be likely to have a meltdown in a public place. Obv...
Jane McDowell and Paddy – Joe Moran are ASK-PERGERS? Part 2
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Jane McDowell and Paddy – Joe Moran are ASK-PERGERS? Part 2

Trafford, Manchester - ASK-PERGERS? is a mother and son team who co-authored 2 books, run a Facebook and twitter site and provide an online advice service to both individuals and families who live with Asperger's Syndrome. The information they offer is both fr...
Jane McDowell and Paddy – Joe Moran are ASK-PERGERS? Part 1
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Jane McDowell and Paddy – Joe Moran are ASK-PERGERS? Part 1

Trafford, Manchester - ASK-PERGERS? Is a mother and son team who co-authored 2 books, run a Facebook and twitter site and provide an online advice service to both individuals and families who live with Asperger's Syndrome. The information they offer is both f...