Tag Archives: emotions

April Fool’s Day and Autism

It has been a very long time since I have written anything and this blog post has been in my head for a year since last April Fool’s day, so I have to get it out there. Last year, my … 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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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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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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Autism and Emotions

There is a lot of misunderstanding out there about autism and emotions.  When I did a google search on autism and emotions, the first thing that popped up was “Do people with autism experience emotions?”  Several of the articles talked … Continue reading

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