Aspergers Syndrome And High School Kids

Parents who were heartened that their children, who at some point were diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome, made it through preschool, kindergarten and even elementary school relatively unscathed, are now worried about the impact high school will have on their kids. After all, the amount of teacher and...

Examining The Overlap Of High Functioning Autism And Aspergers Syndrome

Ever since Asperger’s Syndrome has become an accepted diagnosis in the western world, the overall overlap of high functioning autism and Asperger’s Syndrome has been a thorn in the sides of clinical psychologists and physicians. It is hard to ascertain where one condition begins and the other...

10 Things Parents Wish Teachers Knew About Aspergers Syndrome Students

Teachers are some of the most important individuals in the lives of children. Often their importance is underestimated, and while they can never hold the same position of authority and influence as a parent, they rank as close seconds. This makes it even more obvious why there are so many parents who want...

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...
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