Navigating Asperger’s and reflecting on other learning differences
by Michael McManmon, Ed.D., (originally published in Psychology Today)
SHIFT HAPPENS: Letting go can make all the difference
I was recently speaking with some college students about cognitive rigidity and transitions. We were discussing how, as a young adult on the autism spectrum, shifting to the next stage of their life can be difficult for not only themselves but also their parents. I asked them to attempt to take perspective of the situation their parents are facing.