30 "Key" Aspergers Traits
Question I think my child has Aspergers. I know this disorder has a strong genetic factor, and my husband has been diagnosed with it. Now my son is starting to have some of the same Aspergers-like traits. Is there a test or set of criteria that will help me know if I need to have my son tested for Aspergers? Answer Aspergers (high functioning autism) is a neurobiological collection of behavioral differences (called a syndrome). It is classified in the DSM alongside Autistic Disorder. There…
I Stopped Masking My Autism and So Can You!
"Women with Autism Struggle with Imitation" Ever heard that one? Experts talk about our inability to imitate. Those same experts can't see past our chameleon-like efforts to diagnose us. They call us "chameleons," claim we "camouflage," or insist we are "masking" our autism. If it weren't so sad
Free Handout: Get a Grip on Tough Emotions
You're not imagining things — ADHD really is linked to more powerful and unruly emotions. Use these strategies to understand the cause of your feelings, and learn what you can do to get them under control.