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How to Run a Social Skills Group for Children on the Autism Spectrum

How to Run a Social Skills Group for Children on the Autism Spectrum

  The majority of my clients live within the realm of the Autism spectrum and more specifically Asperger’s as defined by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual – 4th Edition. Autism captured my interest in graduate school while at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill. In the early 90s, UNC was one of the...

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Dr. G Aspie Show: The World of Asperger’s

Dr. G Aspie Show: The World of Asperger’s

Dr. G Aspie Show: The World of Asperger’s Dr. Frank Gaskill takes his audience to the world of Asperger’s from his point of view. He discusses why he’s interested in Asperger’s and why it’s hard to be an Aspie.

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5 Tips on Finding Employment for People with Autism or Aspergers

5 Tips on Finding Employment for People with Autism or Aspergers

Finding Employment for People with Autism or Aspergers I am a psychologist and my area of expertise is with individuals who identify as either Autistic or Asperger’s. My goal is to identify these individuals and help them become self-accepting, self-aware, and excited about who they are and who they will be. Embedded within my private...

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Why You Should Have Your Child’s IQ Tested

Why You Should Have Your Child’s IQ Tested

Intelligence (IQ) Is One of the Most Stable Traits in Human Beings A child’s IQ, as measured during childhood, is not likely to change significantly over time. The level of one’s education can change, but an IQ score cannot. Think of intelligence as a swimming pool and education as the water. You can’t change the...

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Dr. G Aspie Show: How the DSM-V Got It Right and Wrong

Dr. G Aspie Show: How the DSM-V Got It Right and Wrong

DR. G ASPIE SHOW In this episode of the Dr. G Aspie Show, Dr. G shares his insights about Asperger’s and autism and how the DSM-V impacted how we view the autism spectrum. While the DSM-V committee got it right, they also got it very, very wrong. Check out more episodes of the Dr. G...

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Dr. G Aspie Show: Parenting 101 (feat. Sara Caitlyn)

Dr. G Aspie Show: Parenting 101 (feat. Sara Caitlyn)

DR. G ASPIE SHOW In this episode of the Dr. G Aspie Show, Dr. G provides quick and easy advice about parenting and how to get your own child to want to listen to you. If you want better behavior from your kids, watch this video! Check out more episodes of the Dr. G Aspie Show!...

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What Are Fidget Spinners and Do They Actually Help with ADHD?

What Are Fidget Spinners and Do They Actually Help with ADHD?

What Are Fidget Spinners? A fidget spinner is an anxiety reduction tool and a distractor. Fidget spinners are infesting the popular culture of schools across the nation, and it would seem these fidget devices have appeared out of nowhere! Thanks to Amazon.com, nothing appears out of nowhere any longer. Psychologists have recommended fidget devices for...