A neurotypical's life married to a man with Autism Spectrum.
by Judith Newton
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Brings together a wealth of information on all aspects for children through to adults.
by Tony Attwood
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by Robert Hare
Cassandra Phenomenon: The Dangers of Marrying a Partner with OCPD, Asperger's Syndrome, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Schizoid Personality Disorder, and Narcissistic Disorder: Transcend Mediocrity, Book 117 JB Snow
International Day of Recognition for Spouses of
Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder, June 8th.
This site has information for the neurotypical who is in a relationship with
someone who has Autism Spectrum including
Asperger's Syndrome/High Functioning Autism
The site is created by neurotypicals who have a
family member/spouse/partner with ASD/Hfa.
As we are advocates for raising awareness of the difficulties we face daily,
this site is for Cassandras and Cassanders everywhere.
If you are on the Autism Spectrum and would like information and support
please contact Aspergers Services Australia
What do neurotypicals in relationships
with those on the Autism Spectrum,
including Asperger's, need?
SALVE FOR OTRS:
Support for NTs
Advocacy for their situation and Assistance
dealing with AS spouses/children
Listening to and believing us
Validation of what we have experienced
Education about AS and the impact on us
© Karen Rodman 2016 Founder and Director FAAAS Inc
Neurotypical carers can also visit ...
The invisible glue
that binds me to him –
the blended paste that yields
to love and loyalty, care
and respect –
Unheard, unseen and unrecognised.
It is discarded, glossed over
and winked at
‘till it loses its cohesive strength
to resist stress
to resist crumbling on impact.
Here bonding does not occur.
"Experiences of Meltdowns/Shutdowns in Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder." For individuals who are formally, informally, or self-diagnosed with ASD who are 18 years or older. Participation is entirely online and includes answering questions about your demographics, stress level, and experiences of meltdowns and/or shutdowns. It can take as long or short as you would like depending on how much you decide to share, but will likely take about 30 minutes to complete.
To find out more or to participate, please use the following link: https://survey.uvm.edu/index.php/794475?newtest=Y&lang=en
"The Experience of Being an Adult with Autism Spectrum Disorder who Expresses a Sexual Minority Orientation."
For individuals who are formally, informally, or self-diagnosed with ASD who identify as a sexual minority (e.g. asexual, gray sexual, bisexual, gay, pansexual, lesbian, queer, etc.).
You must be 18 years or older to participate. Participation is entirely online and includes answering questions about your experience of being an adult with ASD and identifying as a sexual minority.
It can take as long or short as you would like depending on how much you decide to share, but will likely take about 20 minutes to complete.
To find out more or to participate, please use the following link:
Laura Foran Lewis, PhD, RN
Department of Nursing
University of Vermont