Young Adults

Minutes from Leadership Working Group Meeting

  1. Introductions
  2. Discussion about what are the top concerns of group members: money, finding a job, making friends and connecting with intimate partners, navigating LGBT issues
  3. How do we learn how to be ourselves in group interactions
    1. Worries about how much to reveal and how much to keep back
    2. How to make initiations to others
  4. How do we deal with “gaslighting” – in our community and particulary on the web.
  5. Are there ways we can learn to develop anger management strategies?
  6. How can we develop a web site that will serve us, helping with communication between Group Members and a posting site for information.

Media: Featured Books

Some titles that might be helpful...

  • “Aspergirls” by Rudy Simone
  • “Safety Skills for Asperger Women: How to save a perfectly good female life” by Liane Holliday Willey
  • “Asperger Love: Searching for Romance when you’re not wired to connect" by  Amy Harmon.

Media: Featured Films

Films we find interesting

"Napoleon Dynamite"  Fox Searchlight Pictures

"Adam"  Fox Searchlight Pictures

"Chocolate"  Sahamongkol Film International