Who Else Wants to Increase Their People Smarts?

I’m grateful for the questions that my friends and readers raise.  Here is a question common to many individuals  on the autism spectrum: Hi everybody! Has anyone have some good tips or articles on how to read body language? My friend gave me a homework that I need to learn even a bit of that, […]

Who Else Wants This Great Autism Spectrum Treatment?

I recently became curious about how many evidence based treatments exist for aspergers and autism.  The difficulty with ‘evidence based treatments’ is that scientists need to devote years of study and resources to highly controlled situations in order to find the ‘evidence’ that the treatment is based on.  Much progress is being made, but the […]

Give Me 10 Minutes, And I’ll Give You Some Controversy

It all started a couple months ago after I’d submitted another article on the subject of aspergers and autism.  I cannot even recall which post it was, but the question has stayed with me for a couple of months.  I’ll paraphrase the question as follows: “I have a relative whose son is diagnosed with Autism.  […]

Does Your Child Have These 12 Friendship Skills?

“Don’t walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don’t walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.” – Albert Camus (also attributed to Maimonidies) Parenting children on the autism spectrum is a joy and a challenge.  One of those challenges is helping the child develop a set […]