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Yearly Archives: 2011

Behind the Scenes of Our Interview for NPR Intern Edition

Behind-the-Scenes of our Interview for NPR Intern EditionThe story behind our NPR story on love, relationships and autism -- how it came to be and what one can learn from the experience of being documented in personal day-to-day life.

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Honoring Transgender Day of Remembrance and a Simple Message on Humanity

Honoring TDOR and a Simple Message on HumanityA day of reflection which memorializes, recognizes, and honors those who have lost their lives as a direct result of discrimination and prejudice.

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Our Voices: What Are the Greatest Myths of Autism and Sexuality?

Our Voices: What Are the Greatest Myths of Autism and Sexuality?There are myths swirling around ASDs and sexuality... and boy, there are plenty of them! We explore the possible origin of of these myths and hear from the voices of other autistic individuals about what they would like you to know about ASDs and sexuality.

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‘Alien to the World’: A Filmmaker’s Personal Perspective on Asperger’s Syndrome

"Alien to the World": A Filmaker's Personal Perspective on Asperger's Syndrome

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6 Things an OB/GYN Needs to Know When Taking Care of a Patient with ASD

 

6 Things an OB/GYN Needs to Know When Taking Care of a Patient with ASD

Without a doubt, office visits with an OB/GYN are among the most stressful health care procedures... especially for people on the autism spectrum. Because the OB/GYN environment is not often "ASD-friendly", these individuals may avoid these visits altogether. This is unfortunate considering OB/GYN visits are essential in ensuring a person's sexual and physical reproductive health. But little changes in your environment and your interactions can make a world of a difference. If you are an OB/GYN and caring for a patient on the autism spectrum, here are 6 things you need to know.
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The Science of Autism and Orgasm

UVAS_ by J.Rio, on FlickrLet’s make one thing clear: people with autism do experience orgasms.  But how different is the orgasm experience for an autistic individual?  Is it more intense?  Is it less intense?  Is it the same? We dive into the topic head-on and address the possible aspects and challenges that are unique to individuals on the autism spectrum.

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A Simple Presentation on Autism and Asexuality

isidia 1 of S. fuliginosa by wanderflechten, on Flickr

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