Independent Living

When Do You Tell A Child They Have Aspergers

by admin on August 31, 2011

I recently came across this word that I did not know existed.  Anosognosia.   It means denying that you have a medically diagnosed condition and refuse to follow doctors' orders.   This is very common in children with conditions like diabetes, bi-polar disorders and of course Asperger Syndrome, among others.  I always remember this time when I […]

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Couples Communicating with Aspergers Disorder

by admin on November 1, 2009

Couples Communicating with Aspergers Disorder By Jody Smith | EmpowHer This is an era of transition for adults with Asperger’s Syndrome (AS) and their spouses. Until recently, these couples battled unanswered questions and unresolved pain. But because of research and support groups, this can now change. There is no one personality type for the Asperger’s […]

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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 to caregivers who want to understand the specific issues related to sexuality within this population of individuals. After reading Asperger’s Syndrome […]

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Question: I have a partner and many family members with Asperger’s, but the worst affected is 19.  He has very limited social skills, his eating pattern is poor, and so is his sleeping pattern.  But he is addicted to a game on his computer.  How do we as parents encourage him to spend less time […]

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