Hi. We’re Asperkids: It’s Nice To Meet You.

Autism isn’t usually thought of as funny.  And you know what? It isn’t always funny. Sometimes it can be crazy-making. Isolating. Scary.

But that’s really true of any life…if you’re not hanging out with the right kind of friends.

The right friends can show you how to laugh even when there’s coffee in your hair (or ears….or eyes). That’s us.  That’s Asperkids. The RIGHT kind of friend.

Asperkids has become more than books or a company…it’s become a “world wide movement” (We didn’t say that!) because we believe in “no big deal” and “we can do hard things,”

…in smart ideas spoken simply

…in “rock, paper, scissors, Spock”

…and in “life is short: use more glitter.”

From first-person insight, Jennifer takes being, raising, teaching and loving folks on the autism spectrum very seriously.

She just doesn’t take herself too seriously.

Because when you can balance wit and wisdom there’s always room to discover joy-if you choose to.

There’s always a way to see the “AWESOME.” Even when you step on a Lego. With coffee in your hair.



Mothers’ Hearts

The most wonderful and most difficult part of writing books is letting them go. It’s a bit like being a mom — you have this precious bundle of ideas that, with time, lots of sweat, and bunches of lost sleep — somehow come to life. And then, just when you’ve gotten a glimpse of what […]

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Q&A: Tic Tic – Let’s Talk

    Here are links to the pages and tools mentioned above: Box on the Shelf The Asperkid’s (Secret) Book of Social Rules Ruby Slippers

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The Box: Show Anxiety Where It Can Go

Anxiety. It is, by far, the single-biggest obstacle that gets in the way of nearly everything spectrum folks have to think about….do….learn….and try. You may see meltdowns. Or tantrums. Or arguments. Or questioning. Or procrastination. Or freezing-up. But what you’re really seeing, if you peel away the bandage, is fear. Maybe fear of rejection – […]

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Q&A: Girls, Women, and Getting a REAL Diagnosis

  Every day, we’re honored to receive questions from folk all around the world — here’s another we’d love to share with everyone (because good information is NOT something to keep to yourself!): Q. Dear Jennifer, I want you to know how much I have learned from all your writings.  I can’t thank you enough!  I […]

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There’s No Right Way to Be a Girl

  An Excerpt from Jennifer’s up-coming 6th book: The Spectrum Chick’s (Secret) Book of Awesomeness:                                                                             How to […]

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