VIDEO CONFERENCE: How to speak to your “Aspie” so that they will listen
An International Support Group facilitated by Dr. Marshack. This Video Conference is only for members of Meetup. Click here for membership details and to register for this call.
TOPIC: VIDEO CONFERENCE: How to speak to your “Aspie” so that they will listen
WHEN: Thursday, January 6th at 12 PM PT
Something clicked for me when I recognized the mindset of my ASD loved ones. I started developing an awareness of what they meant, why they do what they do, and how to communicate with them in their language. The mindblindness, the context blindness, the lack of empathy — understanding all of this helped me to think like an “Aspie.” Once I got it, I could speak to them so that they would listen, actually hear me.
This is no easy feat of course. Step one is to get our emotions and traditional beliefs out of the way. Step two is recognizing that our ASD loved ones want the same things we do, though they go about it differently. Step three is to speak their language — because they can’t learn ours.
At this video conference, bring a notepad because you will learn a lot about how to communicate so that they will not only listen and comprehend but maybe they will actually work with you.
Please make sure you have a quiet, uninterrupted space to call in.
When you register for this video conference, you will get a Zoom link. Please keep this link where you can easily retrieve it on the day of the event. You will not get a reminder. However, if you lose the link, you can always click on the event itself and the link will appear for those registered.
If you have technical questions about using MeetUp, check our Guide to MeetUp here: https://asd-ntrelationships.com/guide-to-meetup/
We have over 10 years of questions from members answered in here.
You will be able to see the Zoom link for this conference on the event page after you pay the event fee. The fee is $21.95. After you register to attend, please click the Zoom link and join at the time of the video conference.