Coping with Birthday Parties for Aspergers Kids

As parents, we naturally want our children to enjoy it all  and have as much fun as we did. So we talk, anticipate, and prepare with mounting excitement as the child's birthday draws nearer. However, for those parents who are raising a child with Aspergers or High-Functioning Autism, it often adds up to an almighty headache! Why? Because these "special needs" children can have a real hard time coping with all of excitement and anticipation.

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

Some parents grieve for the loss of the youngster they   imagined  they had. Moms and dads have their own particular way of dealing with the...