Asperkids Blog

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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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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