Bad Day with Asperger’s

Bad Day with Asperger’s


I usually have a positive outlook on Asperger’s and my son.  I honestly would not change his personality but there are things that make life hard for him.  I have written a lot about the events that occurred a couple of weeks ago and how he needs to get back in to the routine.  Today […]

Who Really Lacks Empathy?

Who Really Lacks Empathy?


My son refused to go back to school today because he says he no longer trusts the school.  Why would he say that?  Because we convinced him that everything would be okay if he returned yesterday after the nightmare that occurred Friday.  It wasn’t completely okay, he arrived to band to discover they were having […]

Asperger’s and Emotions

Asperger’s and Emotions


Listed in the criteria for Asperger’s in the DSM-IV is “lack of social or emotional reciprocity”.  Although I usually see it written as lack of empathy.  This criterion was the one that I struggled with the most in regards to my son.  I just didn’t see it.  If anything I have seen an oversensitivity to […]