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Teachers and The Breakdown

One thing I tend to hear from teachers – I say this because I heard it yet again yesterday – concerns a misunderstanding about sudden surprises and panic. As we know, the bad surprise is the enemy; catch our Asperger … Continue reading

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Removing The Surprise

Surprise is the enemy. I know, I say that a lot.  I meander on about routines and rituals and control issues.  I talk about avoiding the dreaded surprise almost at all costs, as though it was the big bad monster … Continue reading

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Delicious Anticipation

For a person with Asperger’s Syndrome, surprise is the enemy.  It’s one of the main reasons control and ritual figure so largely in their lives.  Much planning and energy goes into the avoidance of a bad surprise, and the panicky, … Continue reading

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