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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Health and Safety Guide

ASERT has put together some resources for those with autism and those who care for people with autism relating to the current Coronavirus outbreak.

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Another Piece of the Puzzle

Handling Hectic Holidays

By Another Piece of the Puzzle

I mentioned last month that I come from a large family. Two out of the three of my siblings are married and have children. My youngest nephews are both under 8 years old. Now add in my parents plus grandparents and aunts from both sides of the family. This, as well multiple dogs running around […]

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Creating Your Own Path Together

By Another Piece of the Puzzle

My parents have been married for almost 41 years. My husband’s parents have been married for almost 30. I’m the youngest of four and he’s an only child. Both sets of parents have had their ups and downs that impacted him and I in different ways. Arguments got resolved differently, giving each of us different […]

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Love at Work Takes Work

By Another Piece of the Puzzle

Last month, I wrote that marriage can be a bumpy road, but that there’s nobody I’d rather do this with than my husband. I will never doubt that he cares about me or loves me. Sometimes, I think that he may care or love a little too much. Everything he does, he does for me. […]

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Marriage and Being on the Autism Spectrum

By Another Piece of the Puzzle

“You’re weird, I like you.” That is what my husband says his opening line should have been when we first met eleven years ago. I’ll be the first person to admit that when we met, I had no interest in having a romantic relationship with my husband. I joke with him all the time that […]

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A New Voice

By Another Piece of the Puzzle

Autism Awareness Month is a time when a necessary spotlight is shown on a particular but wide-ranging spectrum of neurodivergence. The narrative regarding autism has come a long way. I can recall my first instance hearing about autism in mainstream media and it was from a celebrity mom who partnered with a now disgraced and […]

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