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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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
Two common things that parents struggle with when their child is on the Autism Spectrum is communication delays (or lack entirely of) and elopement (or wandering). I won’t say that the children struggle with these things because my children were completely content with the fact that they had no need to
Click the image below to view the interview with Jennifer Allen and her son Samuel as they discuss Aspergers Syndrome and the launch of aspergers101.com!
“Asperger by Definition – The Early Signs”
Guests: Lisa Rogers/Educating Diverse Learners Offering a basic yet practical overview of Aspergers Syndrome and High- Functioning Autism, this video segment provides a look at the early signs revealing your child may have Aspergers Syndrome.
WOAI-TV 4 reports on the launch and inspiration behind the new full resource website on High-Functioning Autism and Aspergers Syndrome called….aspergers101.com!