Category Archives: UNDERSTANDING YOUR CHILD

Pollen, Daylight Savings, Some New Crap

To say that the end of the school year is always an adventure with Highschoolboy is to understate how the Earth’s rotation switches to counterclockwise, the magnetic poles interchange and everything is   overcome   by an inverted sense of reality. It’s … Continue reading

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Frustration, Anxiety and Dysregulation

I have to tell you that no matter when you think you have every issue solved or every issue under control, Satan’s’ legion rears its ugly head and takes you on a tailspin, whirlwind dive head first into the eddy … Continue reading

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Aspie or Teen- As If

No matter what I do with HSB and collegeman they have a glitch between the napkin on their lap and their mouths. In variably HSB will come home from school with peanut butter all over his shirt. I ask him … Continue reading

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The Hero’s Journey: Autism and Your Child

I happen to love the movie Troy. Apart from the fact that I am an amateur ancient historian, well at least in my own mind, I love how the story is a play on Homer’s Iliad. In this film epic … Continue reading

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If I am Only For Myself What Am I; Tikkun Olam, Aspergers and Haiti

If I am not for myself who will be for me; If I am only for myself what am I; If not now when?- Rabbi Hillel It is a Jewish tenet of faith to make the world in which we … Continue reading

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This Time It’s Your Aspie’s Fault

Well, I have to tell you we entered a new phase of life with highschoolboy today. I actually got a call from the vice-principal of the school on the very first day of classes. Ususally we get to wait at … Continue reading

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Thinking Like an Aspie or the Real Uses for a Piano

Our weekends have become a festival of stone, brick and mortor. The husband has decided to build walls. He has fixed the flagstone steps and buit a wall holding back the mulch from falling over onto his beautiful new steps. … Continue reading

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