Helping Asperger’s and HFA Teens Deal with Their Disorder

Teens with Asperger’s (AS) and High Functioning Autism (HFA) bring their unique flavor to adolescence, essentially determined by the levels of three principles: avoidance, insight, and interest.

In this post, we will discuss the following:
  • Level of avoidance 
  • Level of insight 
  • Level of interest
  • The grief cycle 
  • Special considerations for parents 
  • Tips for helping your teenager to deal with his or her disorder

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