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  1. sisselcakes

    Therapy for People on the Spectrum

    Hi All. I’m writing to request feedback on your experiences with therapy. I’m a licensed clinical social worker and worked in direct care for over ten years with a diverse group of clients. I am considering returning to direct care part time with a focus on working with adults with ASD...
  2. JoGo

    My Experience at School of Social Work UIUC

    I was a former student at University of Illinois, School of Social Work with a disability called Landau-Kleffner; that is on the spectrum. I disclosed my disability by writing about it for my admission paper, so they knew ahead of time. I finished two semester at the program, but left on my...
  3. Daydreamer

    Let's talk about the concept of thinking inside or outside the box.

    As a child, I would often confuse the adults around me because they didn't understand the connections that I would make. It didn't occur to me at the time to stop and explain my thought process, because I incorrectly assumed that what was obvious to me was automatically obvious to others. My...
  4. texkag

    Should I try Counselling - not what you think!

    This is the question - should I try counselling training? UP until a couple of years ago I was volunteering as a support worker for people who were victims of crime and felt that I had good interpersonal skills, at least in the structured confines of a support interview. Since I stopped...
  5. Mike Stouffer

    The Lens

    I've been uncomfortable around others my entire life. Have used the camera as a barrier between others and myself. Earplugs that are blue putty like, and off camera I go. Because of something being uncomfortable doesn't mean one has to stop enjoying the life around us. It's when we deal with the...
  6. sisselcakes

    How did adult diagnosis (or suspected) affect your relationships?

    Hi Everybody. I've posted several things on here and your feedback has been immensely helpful. This is probably going to be really long so I hope that doesn't discourage you from reading it. I feel like I need to give you the history. This has to do with how becoming aware you were on the...
  7. Cogs Of My Cranium

    Dark Limbo

    Before I begin I will say that I am located in the UK. So some of this may or may not be the situation in other countries. Two years ago I had cbt (cognitive behavioural therapy) on the phone counselling. Personally cbt didn't work for me so I was then put on a 6 week face to face counselling...
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