Tag Archives: Autism

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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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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Aspergers and the Psychiatric Service Dog

My 17 year-old daughter, Ella who has Aspergers suffers from an anxiety/depression and panic attacks. A counselor she was seeing suggested the possibility thatĀ  Ella might benefit with having a Psychiatric Service dogĀ (PSD)as it would help her calm down before … Continue reading

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