Category Archives: Autism

Asperger’s and ADHD – What’s the difference?

I think a lot of us have felt inattentive at times at work, school or perhaps even while listening to one’s loved one recount their day. But, this type of inattentiveness is more intense and interferes… Continue reading

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Autism Spectrum Disorder and L O V E

…Her question was in essence – since she was diagnosed with Asperger’s and has a difficult time understanding people’s facial or word intonations; how, when she grows up, will she know if a man truly loves her when he asks her to marry him? Continue reading

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Fitting In

I believe there is nothing harder than to try and be something you are not. For example, the above photo shows a black and white kitty pretending to be a Emperor Penguin. Now the first question which comes into my admittedly not exactly standard mind is, what is a wee kitty doing in Antarctica? Continue reading

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Autism, a blessing and a curse

…There is nothing funny about the extremes children with Autism go through. As a parent with Aspergers who has a daughter with Aspergers, it makes being a parent of a child on the autism spectrum, tougher. You may doubt yourself less, but… Continue reading

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If it is not written down, it didn’t happen

…No, I am not old and forgetful, I am an Aspie and as such has so many thoughts and ideas swirling around in my brain, as well as all sorts of distractions (squirrel!) that, for myself ….. Continue reading

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Yes or No?

Being the free associating Aspie Mom that I am, I was wondering the www aka World-Wide-Web looking up neuro-science (don’t ask) and came upon the theory that Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is very helpful for those of us special folks … Continue reading

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Just be yourself

…There are those who know Bill Gates and Paul Allen and say they have Aspergers aka Autism Spectrum Disorder as it is now called. Others with Aspergers or suspected as having Aspergers are: Dan Aykroyd, James Taylor and even….Vladimir Putin. Continue reading

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