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Works at PRA Behavioral, LLC, DeVry, Ravenswood Hospital, Northwest Community Hospital, Allendale Association
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I’m hoping some of you will consider research as a path to potential careers for Aspergers adults.   #deskresearch   #highfunctinoingautism   #Aspegersinadults   #careeers  

What are your thoughts?  Do you think many high functioning autism/Aspergers adults could do well as researchers?

http://www.myaspergers.net/desk-research-career-fit-adults-with-aspergers/

http://www.myaspergers.net/desk-research-career-fit-adults-with-aspergers/
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Definitely yes! Lots of scientists and engineers have an Asperger type personality. The obstacles are harder now than they used to be because of changes in the workplace and elsewhere.
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I listened to +Chris Ducker  talk on the +EntrepreneurOnFire  on  about the future of work.  More and more work will be done virtually, he contends, over the next five to ten years.

I hope people on the autism spectrum can harness this upcoming work trend.  Given the sensory and interpersonal challenges that autistics face, working from home may offer increased opportunities in the world of work.

Also mentioned in this article : +Pat Flynn , +John Elder Robison +musingsofanaspie and others.  I'd love to also hear from +adultswithautism  and +Creating a Future for Adults with Autism about your thoughts about #howtoworkfromhome  .  And by the way, +Leslie Samuel , I do think that blogging is a way for #adultswithAspergers   to change the world, so I believe your products are very relevant to them :)
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Most of us, if left to our whimsy, could conjure up a pretty impressive list of adventures to attempt before we kick the bucket. In the film "The Bucket List" two men were able to check items off their life's to-do list that most of us can only fantasize about. That's because Jack Nicholson's character was rich enough to grant both his and Morgan Freeman's wishes. However, extravagant experiences don't have to cost a fortune.
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Are you worried about your  #jobinterview  skills?  You won't be, after you read this article!
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Tim Ellis, (https://plus.google.com/117509534263235768161/about), is one of Australia's premier magicians, and a famous person with autism.  Here are 5 life lessons you can learn from!   #famouspeoplewithautism  
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good read from +musingsofanaspie 
Yesterday morning, The Scientist and I unexpectedly had to Do A Thing that neither of us had ever done before. For some reason--probably because I'm an eternal optimist--I volunteered to go into th...
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Will Whaley attempted suicide when he was a college student. Four years later, he believes there is hope.
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Good relationships require a good amount of communication. For example, if you're going to be home late, your significant other may want to know. You may also lose track of time during these circumstances, so let your smartphone remember for you.
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Adam Young, one of many famous people with Asperger’s,  is a  prolific song writer and musician who broke onto the American music scene in April 2007.

He says he’s got Asperger’s syndrome.

It’s hard to judge whether this is 100% true, since other blog writers say he was just joking when he said it.

But I have reasons to believe he might really have Aspergers.

#famouspeoplewithAspergers   #Aspergers  
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Therapist Dedicated to Excellence, specializing in working with #autism, #aspergers, #add/adhd, dual diagnosis
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  • PRA Behavioral, LLC, DeVry, Ravenswood Hospital, Northwest Community Hospital, Allendale Association
    Therapist Dedicated to Excellence, specializing in working with #anxiety, #depression, #autism, #aspergers, #add/adhd, dual diagnosis, 2003 - present
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    Psychiatric Clinical Specialist, 2004 - present
  • Allendale Association
    Clinical Specialist, 1996 - 1997
  • DeVry University
    Counselor, 1997 - 1999
  • Ravenswood Hospital
    Clinical Staff Therapist, 1999 - 2002
  • Northwest Community Hospital
    Mental Health Clinician, 2002 - 2004
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Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor: Committed to Helping Neurotypicals and NeuroAtypicals Plan, Brand, Lead, and Succeed
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Grew up in Brazil, to parents who were dedicated to serving others, and who are a living legacy of life as I want to live it.

I'm a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, specializing in working with children and families in the areas of #aspergers #autism and #add #adhd.  I also love writing about personal growth and development.

My main blogging efforts focus on  Prospering With Aspergers, where I write to understand #Asperger and #Autism and to share relationship and career solutions for people on the spectrum.

I'm also the author and owner of Personal Success Factors, a blog dedicated to helping you reach your next level of personal and career excellence.

I love learning, reading, spending time with family and friends, serving at my church, and learning about ongoing personal development.

Favorite Quotes:
"When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another."

Helen Keller (1880 - 1968)

"He is no fool who gives up what he cannot keep, to gain what he cannot lose"  Jim Elliot
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owner of 1 dog, 4 cats, 2 gekkos, 1 hamster :)
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  • Trinity International University
    Counseling Psychology, 1992 - 1995
  • Wheaton College
    Sociology, 1986 - 1990
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By Leo Babauta. I remember one evening, when my life was pretty different and I was overweight and deeply in debt and a smoker and had such

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