Asperkids Blog

22
Apr

My Own Ruby Slippers: The Girl’s Guide to Discovering Your (Aspie) Awesomeness

Not long ago, I proudly announced that the sixth book in the Asperkids Collection will be about GIRL STUFF! That is, it will be my gift FROM an (albeit grown-up) Aspergirl to and for ALL of our beautiful daughters. Well, today, I get to tell you even more. (Yay!) But hold on! Hit pause. Before […]

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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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