Jeffrey Deutsch

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Jeff Deutsch is an Aspie, who draws on his decades of Home-based Experiential Lifelong Learning (HELL) to help fellow Aspies better relate to NTs and vice versa. Now happily married to Emily, an NT who first told him about Asperger Syndrome (AS), he gives inspirational talks, group training for Aspies and also for Aspies' families' and partners' support groups, employers, service providers, first responders and others, and individual life coaching for both Aspies and NTs. He helps Aspies better get along with NTs, and NTs better recognize and deal with Aspies on the job, through social situations, in personal relationships and other aspects of daily life.

After graduating from high school, and then Cornell University less than three years later, Jeff subsequently earned his M.A. and Ph.D. from George Mason University. Years later, at the age of 38, he was diagnosed with AS by both a counselor and a psychiatrist. Jeff's practice, A SPLINT (ASPies LInking with NTs), is registered in the State of Virginia. He has published an Aspies' atlas to the NT world: his new book Turning the Broadband On. He sits on the Advisory Board of Madison House Autism Foundation.

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As we're reading all those nice holiday cards and opening our gifts, can we think of a gift we can give ourselves?

Aspie Power!

As Aspies, we tend to have a tough row to hoe.

How Do I Look?

Friday night, near a downtown ATM ...

Street Drama

Friday night, open recreation area easily accessible to and visible from street corner.I sit down with a free newspaper on a concrete ledge near the corner. 

Traveling on a High Note

Driving up to New York to spend Thanksgiving with my family, me singing.

Are You in the Loop?

To what extent do we make ourselves? And how?