Search Results for: asperger

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Marriage on the Autism Spectrum: He Said/She Said – Part 3

Stephanie C. Holmes, MA, BCCC Certified Autism Specialist     It is possible to have marital satisfaction in an Aspie- NT marriage, but it will take dedication, endurance, and modifications from both spouses once the couple has an awareness of their issues and realistic expectations in which they are trying to achieve together. Would you […]

By THE AACC, 4 years ago
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Marriage on the Autism Spectrum: He Said/She Said – Part 2

Stephanie C. Holmes, MA, BCCC Certified Autism Specialist     My approach to counseling has several phases. Phase one is AS awareness and education. It is important for me to explain that counseling will not fix or cure the AS person that the AS person is neurologically wired differently and although Asperger’s can cause challenges […]

By THE AACC, 4 years ago
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Marriage on the Autism Spectrum: He said/ She said

Stephanie C. Holmes, MA, BCCC Certified Autism Specialist     With the complexities involved in what is referred to as an Aspie- NT (Asperger’s- Neurotypical) marriage, I struggled with what angle or aspect to cover as a marital counselor who specializes in this complex marriage issue.  My intention is to bring light to the situation […]

By THE AACC, 4 years ago
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Keys to a Successful Autistic/Neurotypical Marriage

Stephanie C. Holmes, M.A. with Ron Sandison, M.Div. An interview by Stephanie C. Holmes, MA Certified Autism Specialist with Ron Sandison, M. Div       Because of confidentiality, I cannot share stories and struggles related to me by clients, but I am a recent acquaintance of Ron Sandison. Ron is an author and person […]

By THE AACC, 5 years ago
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Autism and the Blended Family – Part 2

Ron Deal, M.MFT. and Stephanie Holmes, M.A.  This blog originally ran as an article in Issue 48 of Autism Parent Magazine: Connecting and Communicating with Autism edition June 2016. Read Part 1 here Bridge the Gaps in Your Marriage and Parenting In our book The Smart Stepmom, Laura Petherbridge and I (Ron) outline how children […]

By THE AACC, 5 years ago
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Autism and the Blended Family – Part 1

Ron Deal, M.MFT. and Stephanie Holmes, M.A. This blog originally ran as an article in Issue 48 of Autism Parent Magazine: Connecting and Communicating with Autism edition June 2016. Part 2 will be posted on July 19th.  Looking back, Carol, a mother with an AS/ASD (Autism Spectrum/Autism Spectrum Disorder) child, could easily describe how hard […]

By THE AACC, 5 years ago
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AS/ASD Special Interest and Gender Identity/Dysphoria

Stephanie C. Holmes MA, BCCC, Certified Autism Specialist   A Discussion with Dr. Tony Attwood, World Renowned AS/ASD Expert This AS/ASD special interest article will address an issue of growing concern that we in the Christian counseling field can neither be ignorant or insensitive about in the world of Autism Spectrum Disorder.  When I was in […]

By THE AACC, 5 years ago