kenneth roberson, ph.d

A comprehensive new analysis of past and current research found that 40 percent of adults with Asperger’s (Autism Spectrum Disorder) are depressed or have been depressed at some point in their lifetime. Depression is the most frequent condition that coexists … Read more

Asperger’s syndrome is predominately a relationship disorder, yet many people with Asperger’s seek out intimate, committed relationships. What happens when those relationships develop problems and the partners look for help? What help can they get and how does the process … Read more

The secret to change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old but on building the new. Socrates If you change nothing, nothing will change.     Tony Robbins Having a meaningful and successful relationship with an … Read more

The taker can only take those parts of ourselves that we give away. Jenna Ryan I see people with Asperger’s syndrome as a bright thread in the rich tapestry of life.     Tony Attwood     I am often asked, … Read more

Recently, I wrote about a pattern of communication that happens often between couples in which one person has Asperger’s and the other does not. The non-Asperger’s, or Neurotypical (NT), partner typically communicates his or her desire to be understood, validated … Read more

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