Hi Keira,

A friend of mine makes videos on social skills for people on the spectrum. https://www.coultervideo.com

As a former psychologist with an interest in such issues, as well as a person with some of those characteristics in my own neurological wiring, I believe many of the social and other difficulties of ASD are best understood as skill deficits that can be overcome with coaching and practice. From learning how to deal with unfamiliar foods, to learning how to share a little bit at a time about yourself, to learning how to reset overstimulated nerves--we build our skillsets over time, not in hopes of being neurotypical, but in order to be free to do the things we want to do with our lives. Like date.

It's something I intend to write some articles about when I can spare the time. Anyway, good luck to you.

Ed

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