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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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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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Online Games and Socialization

Okay, I admit it.  I’m a bit of a gamer. Whatever that used to mean in the past – the meaning changes every so often- right now it refers to online games.  Online computer games one joins to play with … 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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Slang

Every once in a while, some skill or habit we think well and truly destroyed rises up once again to slap us in the face.  Everyone out there has experienced this. And then there are the ongoing issues.  I don’t … Continue reading

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It’s IEP Time Again

NOTE: Although now a veteran of my share of IEP’s and IEP meetings, I cannot claim to be an expert on them.  Since it’s such a subject of concern and apprehension for most of us, however, here are some of … Continue reading

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Drills and Panic

Got a call from the school the other day.   Isn’t that always just so much fun? The weather had taken a turn for the worse, raining buckets and blasting us with gale-force winds (*exaggeration alert*).  As a result of this … Continue reading

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Wait… It’s Not Time For Summer Planning Already?!?

It’s the time of year that doesn’t really exist for itself.  It’s the time of year we start thinking not of the moment, but ahead to the summer and next year’s school schedule. Ouch. Are we ever really ready for … Continue reading

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Thank You, Teachers

We all know how wonderful it is to get the “good teachers.”  We all know those feelings of gratitude and relief when our children are assigned into classrooms ruled by these magical, angelic beings. Sometimes, we just luck out and … Continue reading

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