Category Archives: Asperger’s Syndrome

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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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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About That Special Topic Of Interest…

Walking Encyclopedias Living with our knowledgeable, eager-to-share, amazing AS loved ones can be both wonderful and a bit of a challenge. It’s wonderful to see them light up and sparkle.  To see them delight in their subject.  And to encourage … Continue reading

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Asperger’s Syndrome In Mothers And Daughters

As you may know, stepping outside of oneself and thinking of others doesn’t come naturally – or easily – to our kids.  It’s just a part of AS. And it’s a part that can be helped.  A skill that can … Continue reading

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What Moms Fear

Early on, I noticed something fascinating – or at least I found it so – about the other mothers of AS children. They wanted to know all about my marriage. Almost every single one of them was thrilled to meet … Continue reading

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How To Help… On The Sly

Many years ago, I knew a family with a child who obviously needed some special attention and extra help.  And she wasn’t getting it. This girl had many of the signs of Asperger’s Syndrome, including a monotone voice, sensory sensitivity, … Continue reading

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A New Year’s Resolution

Okay, so my Christmas holiday may have lasted a little longer than most… I’ve missed you all, and it’s good to be back.  I hope you’ve had a wonderful time (even if it is hard to remember back that far … Continue reading

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