Autism Facts For Teaching Children With Autism Aspergers

I am grateful to Susan Stokes, an autism consultant, who wrote this article under a contract with CESA 7 and funded by a discretionary grant from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. These are some introductory autism facts to keep in mind when teaching individuals with autism and Aspergers. Introduction Asperger’s Syndrome was named for […]

Online Test Aspergers and Mild Autism

Is there an online test aspergers and autism individuals who are undiagnosed can use to point them in the direction of a possible diagnosis? Many people wonder if Aspergers and Autism are just the newest fad in mental health.  They wonder whether therapists and doctors are just slapping this diagnosis on any kid they see […]

Becoming Emotionally Intelligent

“What really matters for success, character, happiness and life long achievements is a definite set of emotional skills – your EQ – not just purely cognitive abilities that are measured by conventional IQ tests.”  –Daniel Goleman, Ph.D. I’m sharing this article my counseling practice site.  Many people wonder what goes on in the counselor’s office, […]

Here’s an Effective Therapy Related Treatment For Aspergers

Aspergers Treatment To clarify, I’m not saying that Aspergers needs to be cured.  It’s not a disease.  When I speak of treatment, I am speaking of strategies to help Aspies better communicate with neurotypicals. Once again, I am indebted to Michelle Garica Winner for her ground breaking work in the area of social thinking for […]

Give Up On Living?

Wow! I was going along in my life, when I was nailed between the eyes with this amazing video. How many of us are going through life, often thinking about what we don’t have, or what weaknesses we have. How many of us feel like we drew the short straw in life? How many of […]