Education and Counseling for Individuals Affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders


Top 30 Best Books on Aspergers

1. All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome - by Kathy Hoopman

2. Ask and Tell: Self-Advocacy and Disclosure for People on the Autism Spectrum - by Liane Holliday Willey

3. Asperger Syndrome and Bullying: Strategies and Solutions - by Nick Dubin

4. Asperger Syndrome Employment Workbook: An Employment Workbook for Adults with Asperger Syndrome - by Roger N. Meye

5. Asperger Syndrome, the Universe and Everything - by Kenneth Hall

6. Aspergers Comprehensive Handbook [in eBook form] - by Mark Hutten

7. Asperger's Syndrome and Adults: Is Anyone Listening? Essays and Poems by Partners, Parents and Family Members - by Karen E. Rodman

8. Asperger's Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals - by Tony Attwood

9. Asperger's: What Does It Mean to Me? - by Gary B. Mesibov

10. Autism-An Inside-Out Approach: An Innovative Look at the Mechanics of 'Autism' and Its Developmental 'Cousins' - by Donna Williams

11. Blue Bottle Mystery: An Asperger Adventure - by Kathy Hoopmann

12. Can I Tell You About Asperger Syndrome? A Guide For Friends and Family - by Jude Welton

13. Developing Talents: Careers for Individuals with Asperger Syndrome and High-Functioning Autism - by Temple Grandin

14. Finding Ben : A Mother's Journey Through the Maze of Asperger's - by Barbara LaSalle

15. Freaks, Geeks & Asperger Syndrome - by Luke Jackson

16. How to Find Work That Works for People with Asperger Syndrome: The Ultimate Guide for Getting People With Asperger Syndrome into the Workplace - by Gail Hawkins

17. Lisa and the Lacemaker: An Asperger Adventure - by Kathy Hoopmann

18. Loving Mr. Spock: Understanding a Lover with Asperger's Syndrome - by Barbara Jacobs

19. Natural Genius: The Gifts of Asperger's Syndrome - by Susan Rubinyi

20. Perfect Targets: Asperger Syndrome and Bullying--Practical Solutions for Surviving the Social World - by Brenda Smith Myles

21. Running on Dreams - by Herb Heiman

22. Solutions for Adults with Asperger's Syndrome: Maximizing the Benefits, Minimizing the Drawbacks to Achieve Success - by Juanita P. Lovett

23. Something Different About Dad: How to Live With Your Asperger's Parent - by Kirsti Evans

24. Standing Down Falling Up: Asperger's Syndrome from the Inside Out - by Nita Jackson

25. The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome - by Tony Attwood

26. The Hidden Curriculum: Practical Solutions for Understanding Unstated Rules in Social Situations - by Brenda Smith Myles

27. The OASIS Guide to Asperger Syndrome: Advice, Support, Insight, and Inspiration - by Patricia Romanowski Bashe

28. The Self-Help Guide for Special Kids and Their Parents - by Joan Lord Matthews

29. This Is Asperger Syndrome - by Elisa Gagnon

30. Your Life is Not a Label: A Guide to Living Fully with Autism and Asperger's Syndrome - by Jerry Newport

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Hi, I am very interested in your website. I have an 11 year old Aspie son who can be very aggressive when his triggers (antecedents) are not prevented and we are trying to teach him how to self-regulate his behavior (with the help of school staff, a school psychologist and a private social worker). Please send me the free newsletter about "parenting Aspergers children."

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.

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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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Online Parent Coaching for Parents of Asperger's Children

If you’re the parent of a child with Aspergers or High-Functioning Autism, you know it can be a struggle from time to time. Your child may be experiencing: obsessive routines; problems coping in social situations; intense tantrums and meltdowns; over-sensitivity to sounds, tastes, smells and sights; preoccupation with one subject of interest; and being overwhelmed by even the smallest of changes.

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Unraveling The Mystery Behind Asperger's and High-Functioning Autism

Parents, teachers, and the general public have a lot of misconceptions of Asperger's and High-Functioning Autism. Many myths abound, and the lack of knowledge is both disturbing and harmful to kids and teens who struggle with the disorder.

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