Aspergers101 is what the titled suggests….a source for information on Aspergers Syndrome as well as High-Functioning Autism. Created by Jennifer Allen, writer and producer of the Documentary, Coping to Excelling: Solutions for school-aged children diagnosed with High-Functioning Autism or Aspergers Syndrome, Aspergers101 composes three basic areas of weekly updated information as well as video news features. The weekly blogs will offer essential information in the areas of Medical, Education and Family. Providing information in the
Medical area will allow insights from doctors, therapists and specialists who specializes in Autism and disorders surrounding the Autism spectrum. These blogs inform on the level in which we all can understand and relate to when it comes to the medical attention, meds, training, diagansisi, therapies and services they may help guide on a day to day bisis. The Autism Community Network has teamed with Aspergers101 to provide the Medical blogs. Equally important is choosing the path of
Education for your Asperger/Autistic child. Experts agree there is no right or wrong choice here. It’s an individualized as your child is! Whether public, private or home-school, it is your choice. These may choices may change as the years pass so providing weekly insights into all things pertaining to steering through the sometimes tricky educational years, we called upon education expert, Author Lisa Rogers the Director of Educating Diverse Learners. The home base is the foundation for which anyone builds their life upon but for someone with special needs…it’s essential. This is the blog you will relate to. Whatever composes your home base this is the source from which all other assistance must flow through.
Family can withstand the scrutiny and pain yet celebrate as each day with a special needs person offers something new. The weekly blogs touch on siblings, parents, peers and understanding for the caretaker as the Allen household opens up to their ongoing successes and challenges with a child on the spectrum. The weekly video/news feature is provided courtesy of Coping to Excelling Documentary which consists of interviews with: Dr. Temple Grandin, Dr. Tony Attwood, Behavioral Therapist Billy Edwards, Author & Lecturor Jennifer McIlwee Myers and many, many more. All under 3 minutes in length…these videos offer insights and much needed information into daily living with Aspergers Syndrome.