Archive for July, 2007

Asperger Symdrome Behavior Symptoms, Signs & Characteristics

Diagnosing Asperger Syndrome (AS) can be very challenging. It is challenging because Asperger Syndrome is frequently termed a “hidden disability.” The symptoms of Asperger Syndrome can typically only be seen by well-trained clinicians.

However, as subtle as the symptoms may appear, the subtleness does not make them any less challenging for parents. Frequently the challenge of getting a well-trained person to diagnosis Asperger Syndrome is the biggest challenge of parents who think their child might has Asperger Syndrome.

Continue Reading Add comment July 19th, 2007

Traveling with an Autistic Child: 10 Steps to Prepare

Traveling is a word that brings anxiety to many families who have children with autism. However, even though traveling can feel overwhelming to families, it is important to travel with your child! Your child will benefit from learning from the experience, as well as will the people your child will interact with when traveling!

Continue Reading 2 comments July 6th, 2007

Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome: What’s the Difference?

High functioning autism and Asperger Syndrome can appear very similar. For family members who are around people with either one of these diagnosis they can see the differences, however, for somebody who is not frequently around these people, the differences can be very hard to observe. While some of the struggles will be the same, Asperger Syndrome can be more difficult to diagnosis because some of the symptoms are more subtle.

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