Being different is fabulous. You know it. We know it. And. Being different isn’t always easy…especially if you’re not hanging out with the right kind of friends.
The right kind of friends change everything. They can show you how to laugh even when you step on a Lego or nobody else gets the fabulous “Princess Bride” reference you just made. The right friends can teach you how to celebrate, even when your kid or your student or your self doesn’t quite match everyone else’s version of awesome.
Because the right kind of friends help you be — you-i-er — by your side. All the way. That’s us. That’s Asperkids. We’re that kind of friend. And we’re really glad you showed up.
Perfectionism is the highest form of self-harm. You’ll never feel perfect, but you will always feel like a failure. -Jennifer O’Toole, “The Asperkid’s (Secret) Book of Social Rules“ The other day, my son spent about 45 minutes using a set of really cool blocks to illustrate four different ways of adding up to twenty….and that three two times is the same as two three times or six