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...

Parenting A Preschooler With Aspergers Syndrome

If your child is diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome at three or thereabouts, you will soon find yourself in the dilemma of whether or not to send your child to a public preschool; even as many parents opt to keep children at home during the preschool years or simply do preschool learning at home,...

Running A Classroom Discussion When A Child With Aspergers Syndrome Dominates

It is a well known fact that even young children with Asperger’s Syndrome will have a topic or small range of topics on which they can converse at great length. Termed by Dr. Asperger himself as little professors, these children delight in the facts they learn about a given subject matter and are...

Bully Proofing The Child With Aspergers Syndrome In Your Classroom

As a skilled teacher, you know how to help the child with Asperger’s Syndrome transition from one activity to the next in your classroom. As a matter of fact, you most likely work closely with the parents of your students anyways, and since you are sensitive to their input and the needs of your...

Finding A Job When Dealing With Aspergers Syndrome

It is a documented fact that body language and linguistic nuances are one of the challenges individuals with Asperger’s Syndrome must overcome on a day to day basis. Yet it is never as apparent and potentially awkward as during a job interview. Finding a job when dealing with Asperger’s Syndrome...

Aspergers Syndrome In The Daycare Setting

Having an Asperger’s Syndrome child is a difficult proposition; having to work and rely on a daycare to take care of the child is a Herculean task for the peace of mind of any person. Concerned parents should take heart that there are actually a number of daycare facilities that employ individuals...

Changing Schools When Your Child Has Aspergers Syndrome

If you moved recently, or if your child is ready to leave elementary school behind, you are undoubtedly looking for a new school your child might attend. The first day of class is always a challenge for any child, but since your child has been diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome, you know that she or...
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