Who Else Wants These Aspergers Parenting Resources?

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Parents of children with Aspergers need all the resources they can get. But where can they begin?  If you type the word “Aspergers” into the search engines, you’ll come up with over 5 million results! As I was thinking about this topic, I wanted to bring you a targeted list of resources you can bookmark [...]

What Everybody Ought To Know About Siblings And Autism

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There is a barrage of movies, articles, books, and blogs about the autism spectrum.  However, there is relatively little information written about neurotypical siblings of individuals with Aspergers. I’m writing this article specifically for parents of neurotypical brothers and sisters who have a sibling on the autism spectrum.  Parents may be unaware of both the [...]

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

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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 [...]

11 Aspergers Autism Sites That Will Make You Jump for Joy

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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?

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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 [...]