Have You Discovered These Positive Characteristics of Children With Aspergers?

Positive Characteristics of Autism

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 […]

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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 […]

Discover These Aspergers Communication Tips

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 […]

Discover 7 Steps to Emotional Mastery

I’ve written previously about the importance of emotional intelligence in terms of our relationships and our lives. Recently, I was reading one of my favorite blogs called Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life, written by Steven Aitchison.  He writes about personal development with his passions being belief formation, thoughts, perceptions and emotions. You can get […]