Many people have heard me speak about about “Autism as context blindness”. Or have read the book (not read the book yet? you’ll find it here: Book Autism as Context Blindness). I have recently updated the idea of autism as context blindness. That update involves two changes: 1. Context blindness and the predictive coding framework … More Autism: absolute thinking in a relative world
For a change, I will not be travelling the coming 3 weeks. It’s holiday, so time to relax and enjoy the company of good weather, delicious food and wine and – especially – friends and family. And engage in some cycling, beach walking and reading. If you are bored or facing a rainy day and … More Enjoy Summer Vacation! And watch some videos if the weather is bad…
Asia Pacific Autism Conference 2019 held in Singapore is coming to an end. It was an honour doing a Masterclass on autism and relationships and 4 presentations at this big conference with over 1800 delegates.
There is increasing evidence for a higher risk for mental health problems in autism with worrying prevalence numbers for depression and anxiety (Ghaziuddin, 2005; Stewart et al., 2006; White et al., 2009; van Steensel, Bögels and Perrin, 2011; Strang et al., 2012). These studies have drawn a lot of attention, resulting in a focus on … More Autism Good Feeling Questionnaire
In the mid-nineties more and more children were diagnosed with autism who, contrary to many children diagnosed in the decades before, had no additional intellectual impairment. These children were intelligent, so they knew they were different from other kids. When they got the diagnosis, they also wanted to know what it meant. So, shortly before … More Psycho-education should be fun!
Communicatie is niet altijd vanzelfsprekend, zeker niet wanneer je communicatiepartner het begrijpen van woorden, tekst en afbeeldingen lastig of moeilijk vindt. Denk maar aan mensen met autisme, een verstandelijke beperking, een taalontwikkelingsstoornis of dyslexie. In een mondeling gesprek heb je nog de mogelijkheid om even af te toetsen of je gesprekspartner jou wel goed begrijpt. … More Nieuw: Peter schrijft. Voor jou.
I am very happy to announce that my company “Autism in context” is now a fact. With “Autism in context” I hope to share my more than 30 years of experience with everyone who cares about people with autism and their quality of life. Together with everyone else who wants to make a difference in … More Autism in context is born