What Everybody Ought To Know About Relating on the Autism Spectrum

I remember watching a show called Northern Exposure.  One of the characters in the TV show was a “Bubble Man” who could not live outside his bubble because his immune system could not handle regular germs. I wonder how many individuals on the autism spectrum sometimes feel this way: allergic to the confusion that comes […]

11 Aspergers Autism Sites That Will Make You Jump for Joy

I don’t know if you’ve had the experience of winding your way through the rabbit trails on the internet, trying to find reliable information about Aspergers and the autism spectrum.  In the time since I’ve started this blog, I’ve had the frustration that a gold miner often finds as he sifts through pan after pan […]

Do You Underestimate Your Child’s Potential?

Parenting children is a noble calling.  So is parenting children on the autism spectrum. “No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit.” Helen Keller The following article was a guest post from Chantal Sicile-Kira. She originally wrote this article […]

Teaching Children With Asperger’s About Personal Space: Here’s How

Children on the autism spectrum aren’t the only kids who can benefit from learning about the concept of personal space.  Children with ADD and ADHD also struggle with understanding the importance of physical boundaries when relating to other children. I’m sharing this article that I wrote as an E-Zine article a while back.  Based on […]