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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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Interest In One Subject

One of the hallmarks of Asperger’s Syndrome is the intense interest in one subject. When I first read a statement like this, it meant nothing to me.  After all, don’t we all get interested in things?  Go on photography kicks, … Continue reading

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Before Diagnosis

Like most parents of AS children, I can relate to that before-the-diagnosis uncertain feeling. We’ve lived through it.  To begin with, the wondering (why is my child different?), then the realization (Asperger’s Syndrome!), and finally… the question of diagnosis.  Is … Continue reading

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Forgiveness

Sometimes, we’re not the perfect parents we aspire to be.  Sometimes, we get headaches, lose our tempers, or have a rough day at work. We need to forgive ourselves.  Wouldn’t we forgive someone else? We’re not perfect.  We do make … Continue reading

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