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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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AS and The Big Bang Theory

Watching the portrayal of Asperger’s Syndrome in TV shows can be insulting, interesting, and sometimes even enlightening.  It’s a mixed bag of emotions, especially when these same portrayals can vary wildly in their accuracy. That said, my husband and I … 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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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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