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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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Blogs

Balancing Act

By Out-of-Sync Woman

I like to think of myself as a thoughtful person but I struggle every day with how to use the money I have to live on. Like everyone, I have fixed expenses that I must pay every month like rent, car insurance, and food, plus unexpected costs. If I don’t pay my fixed expenses, there […]

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You’ve Got a Friend in Me

By Archer

What is a friend? The general consensus is a person that you enjoy spending time with and sharing experiences. But to Aspergers individuals the people we call friends can vary widely. I’ve only had a handful of friends outside of my family. One good friend from first grade, three friends from high school, my girlfriend, […]

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On the Move

By Out-of-Sync Woman

Proper preparation and a leap of faith are needed in any big change. Moving out is a big change for anyone. It doesn’t matter if you’re moving into an apartment or a house with roommates, or living by yourself, moving is hard work. I was lucky enough to have family and friends who had moved […]

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Aspie Relationship?

By Archer

Can a person with an Aspergers diagnosis date or be in a relationship? Yes. Despite all the naysayers, the doubts, and uncertainties a person with Aspergers can have a relationship with someone. I’ve been dating my girlfriend for over half a year. Our relationship has been successful because we share many things. We share a […]

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Summer Vacation: Fun in the Sun

By Out-of-Sync Woman

Vacations are something that most people look forward to and have few problems with. However, there are many people who struggle before, during and after vacations. Vacations can be fun if you plan ahead, know yourself, and have a good attitude. There are times before these events that I “fall apart” due to the stress […]

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Family Ties

By Out-of-Sync Woman

I’ve seen lots of parents’ perspectives on raising children who have autism. I’ve yet to see the perspective of autistic adults like me about their parents. It does seem to be asymmetrical, don’t you think? Let me tell you a little about me. I was diagnosed at a very young age and was lucky enough […]

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Work? School? Both!

By Archer

In today’s world, most people jump straight from high school to college, but as a person with Aspergers I opted for a different approach that has worked quite well.  I was able to arranged for Diversified Occupation, better known as Work Release, to be made part of my school schedule, meaning that I could leave […]

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Cliff Diving Into College

By Out-of-Sync Woman

When I was going through high school, my most important goal was to graduate from high school while getting good grades. Schoolwork was my total focus since I had to work really hard to be successful. I had a lot of support and help in being successful because I have several learning disabilities in addition […]

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