It's Aspergers Syndrome! How do you share the news?

Finding out that one’s child has been diagnosed with Aspergers or High-Functioning Autism can be distressing for some parents. Moms and dads may naturally feel guilty even though there isn’t anything yet known that could have prevented the disorder. Through all of this comes the need for telling others about the syndrome and how it affects the child.

If you are faced with having to tell those around you that your child has Aspergers or HFA, the first thing you want to do is understand and read about the condition so that you can answer questions appropriately and truly be an advocate for your child. 

Raising Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Parents' Grief and Guilt

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