Asperkids Blog

13
Apr

Disney

We are so proud that SO many thousands of people around the world have come to see Asperkids as their go-to, tell-it-like-it-is, always-positive-but-not-Pollyanna resource for all things “spectrum.” Truly, WE ARE ONE FAMILY…and THIS family is about to meet a very HOT topic…and a very famous mouse. It’s…ASPERKIDS DOES DISNEY! As you probably know, there […]

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10
Apr

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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28
Mar

A Kevlar Vest for Your Heart

When I began Asperkids.com in 2012, I pledged to answer every single email, every single question via social media, every personal request. And dang it, I meant it. Heck, as a mom myself, if I took the time to reach out, it was because I needed something I couldn’t find for myself – information, instructions, yes….but more […]

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20
Mar

Elevator Bank

Following EVERY Child – For Real “The Elevator Bank”   It’s Tuesday. Noon. The morning wasn’t too exciting but now, things are on the upswing. You’re waiting in the lobby of a fabulous Art Deco skyscraper where you’ll meet an old friend for lunch. Unfortunately, she doesn’t seem to be anywhere around yet, so while […]

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16
Mar

Stuck in a Moment

You know what I love? I love when parents remember that: 1. Children are not “little adults” with adult coping skills or life experiences for reference. 2. Children ARE “short PEOPLE.” Their wishes, questions, fears, ideas, and love are every bit as real as yours and mine – and deserve at LEAST as much respect. […]

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