10 Things Your Child With Autism Wants You To Know

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10 Things Your Child With Autism Wants You To Know I am constantly roaming around the internet in search of excellent articles regarding Aspergers Syndrome and the autism spectrum conditions. Recently I found this article, posted on a Facebook page called Responding to Autism. I am posting this article, 10 Things Your Child Wants You […]

Should I Tell My Child That S/He Has Asperger’s?

For the answer to this question, I turned to some information from Tony Attwood, a renowned expert psychologist in the area of Asperger’s syndrome. “The answer is a resounding ‘Yes.’” according to Dr. Attwood. After many years of clinical experience, he has found that explaining the diagnosis to the child with Asperger’s syndrome is extremely […]

Have You Discovered These Positive Characteristics of Children With Aspergers?

Positive psychology is a breath of fresh air in the field of psychology. For too long, psychology followed a medical model, in which you are diagnosed with a condition, given a diagnosis, and then told about all the things that are wrong with you. Unfortunately, this thinking can spill over into the world of parents […]

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 […]