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Asperger’s, Max, and Me
Monday, 11 Feb, 2019
Asperger’s, Max, and Me

I am addicted to the TV show Parenthood. In it, a 12-ish-year-old boy named Max has Asperger’s.

Work, Asperger’s, Fun, and The Future
Tuesday, 15 Nov, 2011
Work, Asperger’s, Fun, and The Future

I wake up each morning determined that nothing will bother me today. I go into the shower where I feel safe – I breathe a sigh of relief, knowing that there is nothing I can do wrong there, that I can’t break some sort of rule, or get annoyed by a seemingly inane proceedure that everyone else finds […]

Communicating and working with Aspergers
Tuesday, 27 Sep, 2011
Communicating and working with Aspergers

There is an important NLP premise I hold dear: the meaning of the communication is the response it elicits, separate from my intent.
I believe the truth in this dictum completely, down through my bones. That belief, however is rather poignant, given my communications problems: as an Asperger’s sufferer I sometimes unwittingly communicate in ways that harm, confuse, or annoy. […]

I hate when folks don’t do what they say they’ll do
Tuesday, 7 Sep, 2010
I hate when folks don’t do what they say they’ll do

I don’t get it. Why do people make promises and then not keep them? I suppose they are well intentioned, but it just confuses me terribly.
I have non verbal learning disorder (nvld) which is a high-end version of asperger’s. That means I don’t always understand nuance. Now, after years of dealing with this, I’ve learned […]