Asperkids Blog

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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Stuffed Allies & Dignity: How Understanding Anxiety Can Help Save the Day

This article was originally written for the Autism Society of North Carolina – but more than any other piece I’ve offered to another publication, every repost of “Stuffed Allies & Dignity” receives thousands and thousands of views. Why? Because the message matter – and the kids need us to understand. So with gratitude to ASNC for the […]

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My Own Ruby Slippers

From Jennifer’s “Insider” column for tweens & teens in the Sept/Oct 2014 issue of Autism Asperger’s Digest AND a part of the upcoming book, Sisterhood of the Spectrum…. 10 minutes: What happens when you discover that your pinchy, gauche, most troublesome “flaw” is actually your greatest strength…and your ticket home? Magic. I want you to […]

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I Carried A Watermelon

    An excerpt from Jennifer’s Autism Asperger’s Digest column: Insider: An Aspie’s Tips for Teens “Watermelon Syndrome” – May 2014     We’ve all been there. Trying to scoop our words up off of the floor—to reel them back in. I call it “Watermelon Syndrome.” And I, too, have suffered. In 1987, a movie […]

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