Neurotypicals May Be at a Disadvantage to Asperger’s Syndrome

It’s common to hear that the founders of technology companies, such as Bill Gates, have Asperger’s Syndrome or at the very least have Aspie-like traits. That theory gained added support last week when Paypal co-founder Peter Thiel said, “Many of the more successful entrepreneurs seem to be suffering from a mild form of Asperger’s, whereContinue Reading

Asperger’s bullying: Birthday response on social media goes viral

So many Aspies have difficulties making friends and struggle with being bullied. 13-year-old Odin Camus was no different. Odin was diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome eight years ago when he was five. Like many Aspies, he has problems with social interactions. Still, neither he nor his mother Melissa could have foreseen that when he invited 15Continue Reading

Boxing for Autism Spectrum founder discusses Aspertools for Autism Awareness Month

April 1, 2015 — Every Sunday at the gym at Pompano Fitness, Jay Silverman runs a special program of non-contact, safe boxing for those on the autism spectrum. Today he visited PCE Media to discuss Aspertools. Jay, who’s originally from Brooklyn, is a gentle giant of a man who, when speaking about his “clients” onContinue Reading

Autism Awareness Month: Jacqueline Laurita posts on loving her autistic son

As you may know, one of the major points of my book Aspertools is that kids with Asperger’s and autism have different brains, which process information differently. Another is that, the parent of a child with a different brain must love that child unconditionally. Today I’m saluting Jacqueline Laurita, one of the Real Housewives ofContinue Reading