The Misunderstood (Adults with Asperger’s)

autism_puzzle_pieces_1This is a 2011 radio documentary from Ireland about Adults with Asperger’s Syndrome (Autism/ASD) who were diagnosed late in life. This documentary describes the challenges of adults with ASD as friends, employees, coworkers and bosses.

This program offers insight into the experience of growing up in and coping with neurotypical ableist society.

Here are some great articles on the topic.

Job Accommodation Network (PDF Format)
Accommodation & Compliance, Employes with ASD

Forbes
Living Life with Autism, Has Anything Really Changed?

Simmons Foundation
People with mild forms of Autism struggle as adults

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  1. ladeekittee@aol.com

     /  July 3, 2013

    Interesting descriptions of neurological differences in social situations… I think you are fine the way you are.Irks how some who think they are perfect try to peg terms of as if mental weakness upon those who are just different. Best wishes to you. ~ Maija

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