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Resources for AS/NT partnerships

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Derkyderpy Thu 26-Jul-12 17:41:08

A few of us have been discussing ways to share resources and info on AS/NT partnerships on MN. This thread is to see if we can draw together some of the resources people have found most helpful and beneficial.

If you have a useful and constructive link or recommendation to suggest, please do add it!

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apaintedveil Sun 28-Feb-16 23:59:45

This is a zombie thread, just adding a linky for the regulars here. (The thread below was done so that info can be retained as it is on the Brave Babes and Stately homes threads. Stuff has been edited with the agreement of MNHQ. If you have any queries about how it's formatted, please PM me and I will tell you whatever you want to know.)

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Derkyderpy Fri 31-Oct-14 17:34:45

Some good info about AS and women here:

Derkyderpy Fri 30-May-14 23:23:05

apaintedveil Tue 11-Mar-14 00:12:33

There's a new website here:

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apaintedveil Fri 23-Aug-13 16:09:14

apaintedveil Fri 23-Aug-13 16:01:06

There is a new pdf on the link: Marriage with Asperger’s Syndrome: 14 Practical Strategies. Recommended.

apaintedveil Fri 23-Aug-13 15:52:12

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apaintedveil Fri 23-Aug-13 14:45:35

some humour

apaintedveil Fri 23-Aug-13 14:39:32

In fact the PASDA Handbook here is quite remarkable. Lots of Scottish resources, but tons of info for people anywhere. Seriously, look at it. I'm stunned.

apaintedveil Fri 23-Aug-13 14:20:07

PASDA seems to be a fantastic resource for people in Scotland. Scroll down that page to their resources link.

MrsTwgtwf Mon 19-Aug-13 15:18:53

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MrsFrederickWentworth Sat 20-Jul-13 20:00:14

Brighton, going to pm you.

Roseannie Sat 20-Jul-13 16:03:08

Hi brighton-my dh is 54 and has AS also. I would say that my dh struggled greatly when the dcs were babies and was no help/support to me whatsoever-he became much better with them as they got older.However,we were unaware of his AS back then and for that reason I think you will probably be ok actually.You are probably well aware of your strengths and difficulties and sound as if you are really thinking this throughsmile. Your partner also knowing about your AS will make a huge difference-I wish I had known about dh back then,16 yrs ago,as I would have been able to make allowances for his behaviour. I think my dh found the baby stage very hard as he couldnt relate to them but really bonded with the dcs as they learned to walk and talk.I would also say that despite everything ,dh is a great dad and loves them to bits and they adore him also.
Hope all goes well for you and your partnersmile.

brightonmatt Fri 19-Jul-13 23:05:18

I have a diagnosis of AS, and am to become a first-time father next year at the age of 53. I have an amazingly capable and loving partner who has a 28 year-old daughter. Our families are being very supportive. I worry how my Aspergers will affect the way I react to fatherhood, and wonder if anyone else out there is/has been in a similar situation? Thanks for any advice!

MrsTwgtwf Wed 10-Jul-13 13:33:59

I have PM'd you, TheLaminator. smile

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