Tag Archives: etiquette

17 Ways to Make People Like You Better

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Image source: ‘Friends’, Jerry Weiss, oil on canvas – Wikimedia. Click here for details.

Many autistics have trouble learning the ‘unspoken rules’ of making friends. This article at Business Insider may help, as it makes some of those rules more explicit.

My Life with Aspergers: Daniel Wendler at TEDxUniversityofArizona

Very lucid account of growing up with Aspergers by Daniel Wendler, author of a useful online guide to social skills at improveyoursocialskills.com/, also available in Kindle.

4 Seconds of Silence is Enough to Make a Conversation Awkward

According to researchers in Holland, it only takes four seconds of silence in a conversation for participants to feel a sense of rejection. This is useful to know if you’re autistic, because we have trouble understanding non-verbal cues, and sometimes neglect to make proper eye contact or maintain a consistent flow of conversation. Autistics tend to do better with clearly stated rules like ‘say something within 4 seconds’. Morale of the story – keep talking (focus positively on the other person and ask open-ended questions)! Read more about it at Time.

Etiquette Series: Job Interview Tips – from the Dr G Aspie Show

A common problem with austistic spectrum disorders is difficulty understanding the ‘unspoken rules’ of social interaction. The videos in the etiquette series spell out some of these ‘unspoken rules’ for different situations (just look for the tag ‘etiquette’). Dr. Frank Gaskill discusses topics relevant to Asperger’s every week on his YouTube channel ‘Dr G Aspie Show‘. The following two-parter is a series on interview skills with Michelle Fish, CEO of Integra Staffing:

Etiquette Series: Lots of Tips on Business Etiquette

A common problem with austistic spectrum disorders is difficulty understanding the ‘unspoken rules’ of social interaction. The videos in the etiquette series spell out some of these ‘unspoken rules’ for different situations (just look for the tag ‘etiquette’). The following video is on business and dining etiquette.

Courtesy of:

SCPD CBA CSULB

Student Center for Professional Development

Colleges of Business Administration

California State University, Long Beach

Etiquette Series: Fine Dining Table-Setting & Etiquette Tips

A common problem with austistic spectrum disorders is difficulty understanding the ‘unspoken rules’ of social interaction. The videos in the etiquette series spell out some of these ‘unspoken rules’ for different situations (just look for the tag ‘etiquette’). This video on fine dining table-setting and etiquette is courtesy of Replacements Ltd.

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