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Interventions for Adults with Asperger's and High-Functioning Autism

Each person on the autism spectrum is unique, so interventions need to be individualized. People come to this awareness at different ages and stages of their lives, which can influence the approaches they choose.

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  1. It is possible that, with structure in your relationship, you might get some relief. Are you still seeing a therapist? You will need a trusted 3rd party to help you but here are some possible remedies:
    1. Find an area in which your partner sees a need for help and, with the therapist's help come up with a schedule or structure for you partner that works. This will establish the precident.
    2. Take an issue that you can both acknowledge is difficult for both of you and apply the same technique. - then an issue that your partner might not see as important - that presents a problem for you and apply the process.
    So what does the process look like. Here would be an example: Your partner perseverates on a past event. Allow a time limit for the perseveration to be discussed and agree that it must be tabled at the end of that limit to be rescheduled at a later time or with the therapist.
    There are lots of ways to introduce structures of this kind.
    I recall Dr. Tony Attwood telling the story of an Aspie who needed a reminded note compliment and kiss his wife daily. One day he lost the card and the compliments and kisses abruptly stopped - that is until the card was replaced.


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