Here’s a Simple Step to Teach Empathy to Your Asperger’s Child

Teaching Children with Autism Empathy The average person is tuned to the following station, WIIFM. This station is called, “What’s In It For Me?” However, the average person is smart enough to realize that he needs to be tuned into his friend’s thoughts, feelings, interests, etc. to make and keep up friendships.   “People Blindness” […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]