Aspergers and Middle School: One 20-year old goes back to enlighten others!

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Having Aspergers was definitely a challenge during the Middle School years for Samuel Allen, but being asked to return to that same school and speak to a support group, Parent to Parent, allowed him the opportunity to benefit others with his experience and insight.

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Don’t think of autism as a heavy weight, think of it as a pair of wings

When I recently attended the Autism Conference in Victoria, TX, I gave some advice as to what Asperger’s should be treated like; “Don’t think of autism as a heavy weight, think of it as a pair of wings.”, and everyone in the room was amazed by the analogy. To describe it, Asperger’s is like a pair of wings because many Aspies achieve very high goals in their lives. That’s the complete opposite of a weight. It’s an uplifting aspect. No Aspie should think of