Tag Archives: Aspergers Syndrome

Autism Corner: Personality Types in Asperger’s: Fixated, Disruptive, Approach and Avoidant

[Source: My Aspergers Child] Fixated Personality–The fixated personality type can be characterized by a preoccupation with orderliness, perfectionism, and the need to control one’s environment (e.g., to have things in a particular order). compulsion to make lists and/or schedules feelings … Continue reading

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Finding Hidden Meaning in Problematic Behaviors in Kids with ASD

[Source:  My Aspergers Child] Many parents of children with Asperger’s (AS) and High-Functioning Autism (HFA) have discovered that some of their youngster’s behaviors make no obvious sense and do not serve any clear purpose. But when AS and HFA children … Continue reading

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Autism Corner: Auditory Processing Problems in Children on the Autism Spectrum

[Source:  My Aspergers Child] Asperger’s (AS), or High-Functioning Autism (HFA), has been described as a social/communication problem. Processing auditory information is a crucial component of social communication, and some children on the autism spectrum have problems processing this information. One … Continue reading

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Asperger’s Children and Lack of Reciprocity in Social Interactions

[Source:  My Aspergers Child] “Can you help me to understand what they mean when they say that children with Aspergers or high functioning autism appear to experience a ‘lack of reciprocity’ in social interactions?” This refers to a child who … Continue reading

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Worth Repeating: Asperger’s Kids and Back-to-School “Separation Anxiety”

[Source:  My Aspergers Child] With the start of school, boys and girls begin to spend much of their day in the classroom, a place where pressures and relationships with other children can be quite stressful. While some youngsters with Asperger’s … Continue reading

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