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Stephen Borgman
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Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor: Committed to Helping Neurotypicals and NeuroAtypicals Plan, Brand, Lead, and Succeed
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor: Committed to Helping Neurotypicals and NeuroAtypicals Plan, Brand, Lead, and Succeed

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As the final school bell rings to signal the beginning of summer vacation, kids say goodbye to assignments, homework and class routines and begin to relish the long days of freedom. For children on the autism spectrum, however, that final bell marks the…

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I recently wrote about the importance of suicide prevention for autistics and Aspergians. In addition to being at risk for suicidal thinking, many autistics and Aspergians deal with anxiety and depression. That’s why I recently interviewed Dr. Lee…

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Gus Hardy, an autistic author, shared his story about another autistic friend from high school: I talked a year ago with an old friend from high school who shares my disorder but not my belief. My friend had attempted suicide, reasoning that “I’m not…

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Asperger’s Syndrome is commonly called high functioning autism. However, Asperger’s is very different from classic Autism in that there are no clinically significant delays in cognitive thinking, language development, or self-care. Aspergians are usually…

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“Don’t judge a man until you have walked a mile in his shoes” This proverb is traced back to the Cherokees.  It defines empathy, which can be understood as understood as the ability of a person to understand others or to “see where they are coming from.”…

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Thank you to Amber, a member of the Thrive Community, for volunteering to share her story about her recent autism diagnosis. I’ve been diagnosed and labeled with all sorts of things in my life, spanning the full gamut of medical and mental health issues,…

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Imagine trying to build a rocket by watching YouTube videos, talking on snapchat, or watching TV. That would be hard!  And can you imagine what that rocket would look like once you were done? In this episode, I’m speaking with Dr. Rachel Loftin, PhD,…

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All parents want the best for their child. However, each one of our sons and daughters will face some form of adversity on their journey in life. No one is immune. Whether it is coming to terms with red hair or struggling with math, each child will need…

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What is one of the greatest predictors of a child’s future success in life? Many of us might answer proper nutrition, early childhood opportunities, early intervention, or even a parent’s income. While all of these items do play a part in shaping a…

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“I think Stephen Borgman should do a show focusing on a few of the common co-morbid conditions.  This being said does anybody want to share their related diagnoses?” –Thrive with Aspergers/Autism Community Member So Why Should We Talk About Autism and…
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