Teachers Aspergers Syndrome Guide

As a teacher you know that each classroom is filled with children who come from a variety of background. You also recognize that some of them will have learning challenges which may or may not be adequately addressed in the home. Yet are you prepared for the situations that arise from having a child in your...

Six Reasons Why Aspergers Syndrome Is Not A Disability

There has been a buzz to change the terminology that governs the topic of Asperger’s Syndrome (AS). For a long time there has been a movement underfoot to reclassify Asperger’s Syndrome as a condition of being differently able rather than disabled, and although parents and advocates of AS...

Problems With Peer Interactions For Aspergers Syndrome Schoolchildren

Asperger’s Syndrome relates to a high functioning form of autism that is diagnosed as early as the preschool years. Even as the majority of young patients will go on to attend public school and have varying successes, there are some marked problems with peer interactions for Asperger’s Syndrome...

Diagnosis Aspergers Syndrome; Now What

Has your child just been diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome? Are you unsure what to do next? Take heart! You are not alone. Each year countless thousands are leaving consultation rooms with a diagnosis of Asperger’s Syndrome for their children, and there are more questions than answers....

The Connection Between Aspergers Syndrome And Mental Illness

Hotly debated ever since being introduced into mainstream America, the connection between Asperger’s Syndrome and mental illness is a tenuous one; different psychiatrists and physicians have varying opinions not only with regard to the presentation of the various forms of mental illness but also...

Aspergers Syndrome Patients Guide To Overcoming Anxieties About Social Interactions

The world is filled with stressful situations, and nobody feels this more keenly than the patient with Asperger’s Syndrome. Not disabled in the sense of intellect and overall awareness, patients with this condition lack some very basic skills that prohibit them from interacting effectively with others...

Apathy Secondary To Aspergers Syndrome

Did you know that apathy was a symptom of Asperger’s Syndrome? It is not always seen or even connected, but there is a very real link between an individual with Asperger’s Syndrome experiencing stress, and there suddenly being a response of severe apathy. Some have likened it to feeling stuck in...

The Early Differentiation Between Aspergers Syndrome And Infantile Autism

Dr. Hans Asperger was adamant that the condition bearing his name and the one considered infantile autism should not be considered one and the same. Although later physicians are actually questioning this logic, at the time of the initial discovery in 1944 it made a lot of sense to draw a severe and...

Drivers With Aspergers Syndrome Face Unique Challenges

Another venue where body language and especially eye contact are crucial is in the arena of driving. There are few other situations where your life might depend on adequately conversing with another individual through the use of gestures or simply eye contact. This has propelled many a person with...

Helping Your Child Overcome Aspergers Syndrome Related Apathy

Parents who have a child diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome become quite familiar with the apathy that threatens to overtake their child’s day to day activities. While it only appears once in a while, when it does become obvious, it is more or less a showstopper. The child with Asperger’s...
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