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!