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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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And We All Meltdown

Yesterday was a challenge to say the least.  The morning started pretty normal, kids fighting over the space my son with aspergers created for himself to hide out.  My daughter loosing her tv privileges because she wouldn’t listen when I … Continue reading

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Books for kids about Aspergers

It has only been recently (at 7 and a half) that my son has begun to notice that he is different from other kids.  He is noticing that he goes on breaks at school and other kids don’t and wants … Continue reading

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Victory!

My son’s school had a dance on Friday night.  Since he has aspergers and doesn’t always do well with loud music, I wasn’t planning to bring him to such a stimulating event; however, he wanted to go, so we gave … Continue reading

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What an Autistic meltdown feels like

I had the opportunity to gain insight from my 7 year old with aspergers after a meltdown the other day. He is in a stage, I haven’t quite figured out why, where he is having meltdowns every day.  It has … Continue reading

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