Sexuality Education for Teenagers with Asperger’s Syndrome by Tony Attwood

Typical teenagers are usually very enthusiastic about lessons at school on sexuality, due to their own and their peers, developing sexual awareness. Any perceived deficits in formal sexuality education are obtained by private peer group discussion. However, from my clinical experience and recent research studies, this may not be case for those teenage boys and girls with Asperger’s syndrome. They…

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Exploring Depression, and Beating the Blues: Additional Free Audio Recordings

by Tony Attwood and Michelle Garnett Depression is common among people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and has particular features and causes. Below are a variety of free audio recordings to accompany the highly regarded book and resource on depression, Exploring Depression, and Beating the Blues. For more information on the book please click HERE. Download Links to each track:…

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Benefits of Mindfulness by Dr David Zimmerman, Clinical Psychologist

The term "mindfulness" has been used to refer to a psychological state of awareness and is defined as a moment-to-moment awareness of one's experience without judgement. Several disciplines and practices can cultivate mindfulness, such as yoga, tai chi and qigong, but most of the literature has focused on mindfulness that is developed through mindfulness meditation. It is believed that regular…

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Imagining Autism by Wesley Turner, Psychologist

Improving Social Skills through Drama Though drama has long been viewed as a useful way for individuals to improve their ability to read others’ beliefs and intentions, empirical investigation into drama’s effectiveness as a means of social skills training has been fairly limited for quite some time. Two of the greatest issues limiting the effectiveness of social skills training with…

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