Asperkids Blog

Unlikely Heroes

Flip through the geek chic categories on Pinterest, Tumblr, Etsy, and Google, and you’ll see a definite trend: Dr. Who, Twilight, Star Wars, The Hunger Games, The Avengers, Harry Potter—all stories of far from perfect, you-and-me-against-the-world heroes. Misunderstood, marginalized, well-meaning underdogs. Folks on the spectrum know what it is to feel that…. We love losers like […]

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Geektastic Gift Guide!

  It’s Finally HERE!!!! Just click… to open And get your holiday awesome on (Including the most beautiful way to explain the magic of Santa) Psst! ALWAYS remember the Asperkids Originals, Kits of Awesomeness, Sensory Savvy Stuff and exclusive ThinkFun Games Collection in the AK Shop-for-the-Kids!    

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Learning to Fly

Mantras are important. Big time. Mindsets are crucial. But only – ONLY – if you make them real and relevant IN THE MOMENT. That’s the “preparation” before the “performance.” It’s the key to undermining our kids’ perfectionism. And it has to start with you. Now.   The other day, my five-year-old son was showing a […]

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No Spoilers: Insider – An Aspie’s Guide for Teens

  Reprinted from Jennifer’s “Insider” column, with the kind permission of Autism ASperger’s Digest.               

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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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