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About aspergerfamily3

Living in an Asperger's World, surrounded by a love of learning, interesting people, and daily challenges.

Late Morning

There’s nothing quite like waking up from a deep sleep to a cry of horror. Apparently, my alarm clock didn’t go off this morning.  After a late night.  On a school day.  The results are predictable, right? We have a … Continue reading

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Newly Diagnosed Smorgasbord

A friend of mine recently – as in this morning – pointed me toward an article about Asperger’s Syndrome, written by a terrified mother. As she warned, it wasn’t one of those good articles.  It was a scary one full … Continue reading

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Touring the School

It’s back to school time for us. Again. Today, we underwent the joyous process of picking up the 7th grade schedule (they always post them right before school starts, so nobody can complain), and then locating classrooms. My poor son. … Continue reading

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Home Improvement

So last week, as I was getting ready to sit down at the computer, I had the bright idea of moving some furniture first.  You know, typical no-clue-what-to-say-so-I’ll-do-something-else-first behavior. As my son and I heaved the old bed up and … Continue reading

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At The Movies

When my son was younger, the movie theater was just too intense for him. The screen was huge, the noise piercing, and the action so very intense.  And, of course, the previews capture the most action-packed, exciting parts of the … Continue reading

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Microwaves and Killer Wails

It’s amazing what one learns about one’s spouse when appliances break down. For example, I learned that my husband didn’t really know how to use the microwave beyond pushing the one-more-minute button.  When the “stop/clear” button stopped working on our … Continue reading

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Both Sides Of The Coin

Recently, a young woman wrote to me concerning her relationship with an AS man. I know, I know, anyone who has read about relationships with Asperger’s partners hears a lot of venting and bashing and blaming.  It’s human nature to … Continue reading

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