Seven Good Things about Autism (in honor of Autism Awareness Month)

“There is a place for Autism in our world, a valid, worthwhile, important place. We need to see the beneficial aspect of the differences and see that these children and adults deserve an equal amount of respect.” - Barbara Sher, Certified Occupational Therapist Meet Barbara Sher, aka “The Games Lady” and author of 10 books on childhood development, whose professional focus … [Read more...]

CafePress giveaway for Autism Awareness month

In order to highlight the growing need for concern and awareness about autism, the Autism Society has been celebrating National Autism Awareness Month since the 1970s. The United States recognizes April as a special opportunity to educate the public about autism and issues within the autism community. My son has been diagnosed with Aspergers Syndrome (or what some call High … [Read more...]

Editorial: Violence and Aspergers

Since the information that the Connecticut Sandy Hook Elementary school gunman has Aspergers has come to light, there have been several great articles on the subject. John Elder Robinson – Psychology Today Love that max CNN Article Our son was diagnosed with Aspergers (now being renamed to High Functioning Autism) several years ago and we’re still learning what … [Read more...]