RESOURCES FOR NEURODIVERSE COUPLES

I've linked to a few articles below - these provide different perspectives on being in a neurodiverse relationship.

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COULD ASPERGERS EXPLAIN YOUR RELATIONSHIP DIFFICULTIES?

If you are trying to understand why you are suffering from ongoing relationship difficulties and are wondering if Asperger’s plays a part, this blog article should help.

Read in The Hart Center Blog

WHAT IT'S LIKE HAVING ASPERGERS

When people meet me for the first time, they're often surprised to learn that I have Asperger syndrome. "Oh, my," they say, sometimes slowly and clearly, as though they're now addressing a child. "It is really remarkable how well you're able to handle yourself socially."

Read on 'My Life with Aspergers' (Psychology Today).

Read on The Swaddle

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Lover's Shadows

MARRIED TO A PARTNER ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM?

A 14-Step roadmap for couples where one partner might be on the autism spectrum.

Read on "The Heart of Autism" (Psychology Today).

NEURODIVERSITY IN WOMEN

Women with Asperger profiles are less likely to be diagnosed and more likely to be misdiagnosed for a number of reasons. Additionally, many professionals have been trained to recognize typical Asperger/autism spectrum expression more easily in males than in females.

Read on the AANE (Aspergers/Autism Network) website.

Read on the Swaddle

Read in Autism Parenting Magazine

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BEING A MOTHER WITH AUTISM

Women with autism are twice as likely to be undiagnosed as men. Amelia Hill speaks to four mothers who only recognised their own condition after researching their children’s behaviour.

Read in The Guardian.

 

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