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Helping teachers get to know your autistic child and the fallacy of high functioning

With a new school year upon us, I have done a lot of work to help new teachers and people working with my son with aspergers understand him better.  I decided to create a document to help describe his challenges … Continue reading

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Why does something small set off an autistic child?

As back to school time approaches, I have been thinking about all of the anxiety that a typical day includes for an autistic child.  Because they process things differently, every experience takes a lot of effort.  Going to school requires … Continue reading

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Autism and Emotions – An Example and Autism Acceptance

As we were driving home late on Saturday from an evening full of fun activities, the 5 year old says to her brother with Aspergers: “Do you care about me?”  Eager to hear the response, I continue driving and am … Continue reading

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