Who Else Wants This Great Autism Spectrum Treatment?

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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

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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?

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“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 [...]

Discover These Aspergers Communication Tips

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Interpreting non-verbal information is one of the biggest social challenges for individuals with Aspergers.  In my ongoing  internet research, I have come across some excellent articles by authors in different fields.  I am honored to have Steven Aitchison’s permission to share this article with you. About Steven Aitchison: In His Own Words I was born [...]

Famous People With Aspergers: Pokemon?!

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I never thought I would learn so much about Pokemon as I have in the last few years.  Family members, clients, and other kids I know are increasingly talking to me about Pokemon Diamond, Pokemon Pearl, and a host of other characters I had never even heard of or even considered in my whole life. [...]