Tag Archives: Aspergers Syndrome

Pediatric Therapy Corner: The Disorder Formerly Known As Asperger’s

[Source:  Ramp Up / ABC.net.au] The latest Diagnostic and Statisticians Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM 5) collapses Asperger’s Syndrome and autism, along with other disorders, into one diagnosis – Autism Spectrum Disorder. ‘Aspies’ may feel like a little piece of … Continue reading


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New York Magazine Article on Asperger’s Syndrome

(Very Personal) Editor’s Note:  Fascinated by the cover, and I picked up a copy of New York Magazine in the airport on my way home from a visit with my own elderly father who has cancer and severe Asperger’s Syndrome.   … Continue reading


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Worth Repeating: Dentist Tips for Children with Aspergers

Thanks to our friends at NEPA Special Needs Networking for sharing this great article with us! [Source:  MyAspergersChild.com] “My  son would rather have a mouth full of cavities – and the pain that goes with it – than go to … Continue reading


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Worth Repeating: I Had Aspergers Syndrome. Briefly.

Thank you to our friend on Twitter, SAttspeech for sharing this great article with us! [Source:  New York Times] By:   Benjamin Nugent FOR a brief, heady period in the history of autism spectrum diagnosis, in the late ’90s, I had Aspergers syndrome. … Continue reading


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Book Review: Visual Techniques for Developing Social Skills: Activities and Lesson Plans for Teaching Children with High-Functioning Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome

Visual Techniques for Developing Social Skills is not only a useful tool for teachers, therapists (and  parents, too) who want concrete directions on how to provide social skills training but  is also a thought provoking description of how social deficits … Continue reading


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