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Overcoming Social Anxiety with Self-Taught Social Skills
In his TED talk, Daniel Wendler, an adult with Asperger's, discusses how he overcame his adolescent social anxiety by studying the systems that govern neuro-typical social interactions and defining them in "his own language." His words are a testament to the significant obstacles adults on the spectrum face in becoming socially successful, but also to the power that exists in choosing to define Autism not as a disability, but as a series of obstacles to be overcome. Learn more about Daniel's important journey in the video.