Aspergers Support

Communicating With Aspergers

by admin on January 18, 2012

This first set of suggestions is offered as some help in communicating with a child with Aspergers. 1. Reinforcers Drive the Message Home If you've been seeing a behavioral therapist to learn more effective ways of communicating with your Asperger's syndrome-affected child, you're probably already familiar with the concept of a reinforcer. This technique integrates […]

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Asperger’s Creative Living Options

by admin on November 25, 2011

Adult Life Planning – Housing As with all other aspects of Asperger Syndrome, the more the person with AS understands him or herself and his or her needs in the context of AS, the more successful the housing experience will be. People have found a variety of creative solutions to make housing work for them. […]

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The Language of Aspergers

by admin on September 17, 2011

What is The Language of Aspergers Over the course of time I have been involved with the development of Aspergers children, my step son and some students I work with at my Muay Thai school I have realized a great dynamics in the consideration of the language of Aspergers.  The language of Aspergers can be […]

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Comorbidities is a term used for several conditions common in individuals with Asperger's Syndrome. There are five conditions found on the autism spectrum, Asperger's Syndrome is one of them.  This developmental disorder mainly affects a person's social communication abilities.  The comorbid conditions common to Asperger's Syndrome individuals do not need to be present to receive […]

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Asperger Syndrome is an autistic disorder named after Hans Asperger, a child psychiatrist from Austria. Specialist in the field of Asperger Syndrome have determined the average age in which children are diagnosed with Asperger, is eight years old. This average number means that some people get a diagnosis later on in life, as adults and […]

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Aspergers Check List

by admin on July 17, 2011

Over the years of seeing many parents struggle with what might be the issue with their child and desperately seeking answers there are a number of characteristics that are typical of an Aspergers diagnosis.   This by no means indicates a diagnosis but it can serve as a directional in the search for answers.    The […]

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What Causes Aspergers Syndrome

by admin on May 4, 2011

The exact causes of Asperger syndrome and other related pervasive developmental disorders are a mystery; however, there are different theories. Some of these theories can cause heated debates and yet there is no proof in really any direction.  Many times there is an incredible feeling of guilt from the parents and still more a complete […]

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Aspergers & Sexuality (Book Review)

by admin on June 6, 2010

Asperger’s Syndrome & Sexuality, written by: Isabelle Henault  (London, 2006). The forward to Ms. Henault’s extraordinary manual is written by renowned asperger’s expert Tony Attwood. He unreservedly recommends the content to any person dealing with asperger’s disorder and those who specifically have questions about aspergers & sexuality. It is also helpful for caregivers who want […]

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May 31, 2010  Autism Community A recent article published in the journal Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review, written by Susan W. White et al., discusses the intervention program she and her colleagues have developed to treat adolescents with autism and anxiety. The manual-based treatment program they’ve developed is a cognitive-behavioral treatment program designed to […]

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(PDA) is a pervasive developmental disorder. PDA is related to, but separate from, what is currently termed the autistic spectrum, namely autism and Asperger syndrome. Individuals with PDA are typically socially manipulative with people, and are thus superficially socially skilled, which sets them apart from autism and Asperger syndrome. People with PDA usually have good […]

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