Why Children with Asperger's and HFA Have Trouble Empathizing with Others

Some research suggests that children on the autism spectrum do NOT lack empathy; rather, they feel other’s emotions TOO INTENSELY to cope. Thus, the “lack of empathy issue” may have more to do with “sensitivity to stimuli” than an inability to put oneself in someone else’s shoes.

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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...