"I wish I had this book at the start of my [Special Educational Needs] career. Inspirational and Passionate Insight"
Lorraine Petersen OBE - Trustee of 'Ambitious about Autism' Charity - Educational Consultant
Disclaimer: I am not an Autistic Spectrums Disorder expert, nor am I a Therapy Professional. Any advice I give is for educational and informational purposes only, and should not be considered professional advice. Professionals, such as teachers, doctors and therapist should be consulted before any life style changes are made, This website, and my services, should not be seen as a replacement for professional diagnosis, medication, or therapy. I refer to myself as a professional; however this is due to my experiences as an individual with an Autistic Spectrum Disorder and not due to my qualifications. Everything on this website is written from experiences and my own personal opinions. I hope to educate and inspire others with my knowledge. I can not guarantee any personal success or results, and will no be held responsible for any lack of success.
Welcome to Aspergerworld; the website with a world of information, inspiration and guidance for our Autistic Community.
Here you'll be able to learn and understand what Asperger's Syndrome truly means from the perspective of a young female, Aspergers, multi World and National Award Winning Autism Activist, who lives with the challenges, the confusing oddities and the remarkable every day quirks. Join me, and let us challenge negative perceptions, and spread positive understanding of Aspergers Syndrome together! Check out My article with Marie Claire UK - Adult life with Autism; things only a person with Aspergers will know - See News and "Buy My Book" to read. http://www.marieclaire.co.uk/life/health-fitness/adult-autism-520452
My highly Recommended Inspiring and Educational Book "AspergerWorld : My Fairy Jam Jar' can now be ordered.
EXCITING NEWS: Check out what me and Temple Grandin have in common, and no, its not our shared disability!
Win a FREE Copy of my Book 'AspergerWorld : My Fairy Jam Jar' with PosAbility Magazine.
Check out my Activism in the community (UK), and see if I might be at an event near you giving a speech or exhibiting my book. Become one of my 'Stars', who shines supportive light onto the paths of others , by becoming one of my 'Starlight Crew', and follow me on Twitter and Facebook. Please contact me with any queries, to book me, or if you wish to find out more about me, or what I can do to help you or someone you know.
Here you can find specialized 121 "Role Modeling Workshops" for those who have a diagnosis, Autism Awareness and Understanding Workshops or Speeches designed to raise positive awareness of the disability.
UPDATE: Learn about my book "AspergerWorld : My Fairy Jam Jar", and check out my newest workshop - "Step Into AspergerWorld" designed from my books content.
Discover more about the hidden depths, and quirks, of my Aspergers Syndrome; learn about my new book, and how my book can help you. Here you can see why my book is different, read my blurb, and be inspired by my fantastic reviews from SEN professionals and those with family, and who are interested in Autism. Check out how my Autism Activism has caught media attention, read articles, here.
I recently attended the World Autism Festival, and won the prestigious world ANCA 'Community Achievement' Award, and am honored to have become a world ambassador with ANCA, Naturally Autistic. I met some incredible Autistic individuals there, and supportive initiatives worldwide.
On this page, you can learn all about these wonderful people, their gifts, talents and Naturally autistic supportive networks...
Discover all about Asperger's Syndromes hidden depths and challenge misconceptions.
Here I write about how Asperger's affects me , the hidden hardships, the quirky gifts of a disability on the Spectrum, and why I see my disability as a gift.
Please Note, there is much more detail, and far more in depth topics, expressed within my book
My Fairy Jam Jar"
"Essential Reading for all those touched by Autism. This beautifully written book is eye opening; every time I learn and understand more about the son I thought I knew so well. I have shed tears of sadness and joy."
Mother of Autistic child
UPDATED : 3 new National and Regional Awards...
UPDATED: 2 more Role Models!
Be inspired by my list of incredible Role Models and learn about their talents, and what they have achieved. Get motivated to take my Positivity Challenge to become a more positive version of your-self.
Learn all about the Awards I have won, and my biggest passion; volunteering.
My name is Joely Colmer and I am a young female with a very special gift; I have a disability called Asperger's Syndrome. Asperger's Syndrome is a gift that hinders me with many hidden hardships but also walks hand in hand with the very things I love most about myself.
Find out all about who I am, and what I do here.
UPDATED: Here you can listen my interview with BBC Radio 1, 'Stories from the Autistic Spectrum', a documentary which recently won a national award at 'Autism Uncut' Awards at the National Autistic society awards. Or watch my appearance on USA TV, the BBC's Politics Show, 'Safe Places Scheme' which won a national award, at the 'National Accessible Britain' awards.
Check back for anything else that I find Challenging.
Below are some wonderful Endorsements for my book "AspergerWorld : My Fairy Jam Jar"
written by a world leading Autism expert, Head Speaker at the Houses of Commons and a BBC Producer.
“A valuable contribution; an inspiring account of how to feel proud of one's autism. Joely explains how to minimise the disability, and reminds us to change our perceptions, to reveal each persons talents”
Prof Simon Baren-Cohen FBA -World Leader in Autism Research
My New Book, is officially published!
"AspergerWorld : My Fairy Jam Jar"