Education and Counseling for Individuals Affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders



Parenting Aspergers and HFA Children and Teens: Instructional Videos

Aspergers Students: Tips for Teachers

Help for Parents with Defiant Aspergers Teens

How To Monitor What Your Aspergers Child Does Online

What is the difference between a meltdown and a tantrum?

The Aspergers Comprehensive Handbook

Mother of an Aspergers child tells her story...

Aspergers Meltdowns - Advertisement As Seen On NBC

How to Prevent Meltdowns in Aspergers Children

An Aspergers Teenager Talks His Experience

Asperger's Syndrome Documentary

This Emotional Life

A film made by young people with Aspergers Syndrome...

Asperger's Documentary - My Crazy Life

Asperger's Syndrome: A Real Story

Living with an Aspergers Partner or Spouse

Launching Older Teens and Adult Children With Aspergers

Join Parenting Aspergers Children Support Group on Facebook

Teaching Tips for Children with Aspergers

Aspergers Teens Talk About Their Struggles

Aspergers 101: The Basics

Parenting Aspergers Children Support Group

The Gift of Aspergers

Supporting Your Aspergers Child To Make Friends

Married To An Aspie: 25 Tips For Spouses

Parenting Tips for Raising Aspies

Getting Aspergers Children Ready For School

Aspergers Children and Intensity-Seeking

Understanding Anger and Depression


Aspergers Teens and Poor Academic Performance

Aspergers Children Want Structure

Setting Your Aspergers Child Up For Success

Programming Your Aspergers Child for Success

Aspergers Kids and Sensory Issues

Rigidity in Children with Aspergers and High-Functioning Autism

Aspergers Children and Poor Concentration

Limiting "Special Interests" in Children with Aspergers and HFA

The Strengths of Aspergers and High-Functioning Autism

The Misunderstood Aspergers Child

The Aspergers-ADHD Overlap

Explaining Aspergers To Your Neurotypical Children

Parents Talk About Raising An Aspergers Child

The Six Aspergers Traits: Tips for Parents with Newly Diagnosed Children

Parenting Aspergers Teens 101

The IEP Process Made Simple

Anger-Control Problems in Aspergers Children and Teens

Primary Comorbid Conditions Associated with Asperger's and High-Functioning Autism

What I Like About Having Aspergers

Are there medications that can treat or cure Asperger's?

Paranoia in the Asperger's Mind

The Aspergers Family and Stress Reduction

Aspergers in Girls

How To Stop The Bully: Tips For Parents With Aspergers Children

Sensory Issues for Children with Aspergers and High-Functioning Autism

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in Aspergers Children

Asperger's Subtypes: The "Actor" - The "Outcast" - The "Loner"

Lecture on "Launching Adult Children with Asperger's & High-Functioning Autism": Accountability

Lecture on Launching Adult Children with Aspergers: The "Emotional Immaturity" Factor

Aspergers and High-Functioning Autism in Females

Adult Children with Aspergers and Their Over-Protective Parents

Rigidity and Defiance in Kids with Aspergers and High-Functioning Autism

Asperger's Children with Oppositional Defiant Disorder: Dual Diagnosis

Tough Love for Adult Children Still Living with Their Parents

Obsessions and the Asperger's Mind: Help for People on the Autism Spectrum

Preferring Objects over People: The Autism Mystery

Seeking a Formal Diagnosis for Asperger's and High-Functioning Autism

All About Aspergers and High-Functioning Autism with Mark Hutten, M.A.

All About Autism: Questions and Answers with Mark Hutten, M.A.

Reducing Hostility and Aggression in Children on the Autism Spectrum

How It Feels To Be On The Autism Spectrum

Winter Mood and Behavior Problems: Help for Children on the Autism Spectrum

8 Important Facts About Children With Aspergers and High Functioning Autism

Strengths-Based Education for Students on the Autism Spectrum: Tips for Teachers

"Learned Helplessness" in Older Teens and Young Adults with Asperger's and High-Functioning Autism

Imagine What It's Like To Live With High-Functioning Autism

You Are On The Right Planet: A Message To All Aspies

Disclosing Your Child's Aspergers or HFA Diagnosis to Others

The Truth About "Acts of Violence" in People with Asperger's

Should you avoid getting your child diagnosed so he doesn't get "labeled"?

The Importance of Social Stories for Kids with Asperger's and HFA

Melatonin Deficiency in Children with Asperger's and HFA

Short Quiz to See if Your Child has Asperger's or HFA

Asperger's is an Asset - Not a Disease!

Students with High-Functioning Autism: Tips for Teachers

Asperger's and Criminality

Asperger Syndrome: A Form of Schizophrenia?

Asperger's in Females vs. Males

Anxiety-Reduction Strategies for Asperger's and HFA

Asperger's and "Extreme Focus"

Tough Love for Adult Children with Asperger's Still Living at Home

Long-Term Outcomes for People with Asperger's and High-Functioning Autism

Preparing for Summer School: How to Advise Your Aspergers Child's Teacher

Low-Frustration Tolerance in Children with Asperger's and HFA

Should you home-school a child with Asperger's?

Blind Rage in Children with Asperger's and High-Functioning Autism

Parenting Defiant Teens with Asperger's and High-Functioning Autism

How To Help Aspergers Children Get The Most Out Of Summer Vacation

How to Avoid "Back-to-School" Meltdowns and Tantrums in Asperger's Kids

Teaching Students with High-Functioning Autism

Getting Inside the Head of a Child with High-Functioning Autism (HFA)

Parenting Out-of-Control Teens with Asperger's and High-Functioning Autism

Avoiding Parenting-Pitfalls: What Not To Do After Your Child Has Been Diagnosed

Skype Counseling for Adults with Asperger Syndrome and HFA

How Important is a Diagnosis?

Eliminating Thinking Errors in Asperger's and HFA Children

Should Asperger's Teens Try To Be "Normal"?

Helping Asperger's and HFA Children with Transitions

How to Get Your Aspergers Child's Attention

Encouragement for People on the Autism Spectrum

Transitioning from One Activity to the Next: Help for Aspergers and HFA Kids

How To Help Your Aspergers Child Avoid Holiday Meltdowns

The 3 Types of Aspergers Children

Aspergers Children and Peer-Rejection

How To Use Positive Reframing: Tips for People with Aspergers and HFA

Diversion Tactics for Parents of Aspergers Kids

Asperger's and High-Functioning Autism: Dispelling the Myths

Reasons for "Bad" Behavior in Aspergers Children

The Misconceptions About High-Functioning Autism

Do Asperger's Symptoms Get Worse Over Time?

How "Aspergers-like" Are You?

Oppositional Behavior in Children with Aspergers and High-Functioning Autism

The Best Way to Help Oppositional Children with Asperger's and High-Functioning Autism

Help for Oppositional Behavior in Children on the Autism Spectrum

How to Eliminate Oppositional Behavior in Kids with Asperger's and High-Functioning Autism

3-Step Method for Preventing Meltdowns in Children on the Autism Spectrum

Assessing Destructive Behavior in Children on the Autism Spectrum

From Anxiety to Anger to Meltdown: An Aspergers Dilemma

50 Positive Traits of High-Functioning Autism

Reasons for Aggressive Behavior in People with High-Functioning Autism

Helping Asperger's and High-Functioning Autistic Children with Transitions

Things To Consider When You First Discover Your Child Has Aspergers

Conducting a Behavioral Analysis: How to Stop Unwanted Behavior in AS Children

The Positive Traits of High-Functioning Autism

Should You Seek A Formal Diagnosis For High-Functioning Autism?

Understanding the Behavior of an Asperger's Student: Michael's Story

Asperger's Adults and Suicide

Parenting Defiant Asperger's & High Functioning Autistic Teens

Why "Aspies" Don't Get The Acceptance They Deserve

Living With An Asperger's Partner - eBook and Audio Instruction 

The Anatomy of a Meltdown: Tips for Parents of Autistic Kids

The DON'Ts After the Diagnosis of Asperger's

"Thinking Errors" in Asperger's and High-Functioning Autistic Children

You May Have Asperger's or High-Functioning Autism

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My child has been rejected by his peers, ridiculed and bullied !!!

Social rejection has devastating effects in many areas of functioning. Because the Aspergers child tends to internalize how others treat him, rejection damages self-esteem and often causes anxiety and depression. As the child feels worse about himself and becomes more anxious and depressed – he performs worse, socially and intellectually. Thus, the best treatment for Aspergers children and teens is, without a doubt, “social skills training.”

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How to Prevent Meltdowns in Aspergers Children

Meltdowns are not a pretty sight. They are somewhat like overblown temper tantrums, but unlike tantrums, meltdowns can last anywhere from ten minutes to over an hour. When it starts, the Asperger's child is totally out-of-control. When it ends, both you and the Asperger’s child are totally exhausted. But... don’t breathe a sigh of relief yet. At the least provocation, for the remainder of that day -- and sometimes into the next - the meltdown can return in full force.

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Parenting Defiant Aspergers Teens

Although Aspergers is at the milder end of the autism spectrum, the challenges parents face when disciplining a teenager with Aspergers are more difficult than they would be with an average teen. Complicated by defiant behavior, the Aspergers teen is at risk for even greater difficulties on multiple levels – unless the parents’ disciplinary techniques are tailored to their child's special needs.

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Aspergers Children “Block-Out” Their Emotions

Parenting children with Aspergers and HFA can be a daunting task. In layman’s terms, Aspergers is a developmental disability that affects the way children develop and understand the world around them, and is directly linked to their senses and sensory processing. This means they often use certain behaviors to block out their emotions or response to pain.

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Older Teens and Young Adult Children With Aspergers Still Living At Home

Your older teenager or young “adult child” isn’t sure what to do, and he is asking you for money every few days. How do you cut the purse strings and teach him to be independent? Parents of teens with Aspergers face many problems that other parents do not. Time is running out for teaching their adolescent how to become an independent adult. As one mother put it, "There's so little time, yet so much left to do."

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Living with an Aspergers Spouse/Partner

Research reveals that the divorce rate for people with Aspergers is around 80%. Why so high!? The answer may be found in how the symptoms of Aspergers affect intimate relationships. People with Aspergers often find it difficult to understand others and express themselves. They may seem to lose interest in people over time, appear aloof, and are often mistaken as self-centered, vain individuals.

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Reversing Autism Through Dietary Changes

There are a number of reasons why kids develop autism. Genetics may play a part, but the vast majority of the causes are not genetic, which means parents can do something about them. Correcting the underlying causes of your youngster's autism will produce significant improvement in his or her functioning.

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Sensory Diet for Children on the Autism Spectrum

Just as youngsters with Asperger’s and High-Functioning Autism need food throughout the day, their need for sensory input must also be met. A “sensory diet” is a personalized activity plan that provides the sensory input “special needs” children must have in order to stay focused and organized throughout the day. Children and teens with mild to severe sensory issues can all benefit from a personalized sensory diet.

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