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Search the series of blogs below to learn about the topic of Family Whether family consists of a Mom and Dad, single parent, a grandparent or other raising a child on the autism spectrum, it is important to acknowledge that autism spectrum disorders “happen” to the whole. The challenges and triumphs affect every member of the household. Asperger Syndrome may be difficult to deal with, both for the person diagnosed, and those living under the same roof. It can lead to many changes in the family, both inside and outside the home. The foundation is built here. The household should be the mainstay for on-going support. Luckily, with heightened awareness, there are many places to go for additional training, support and help.
Search the series of blogs below to learn about the topic of Social Development. Perhaps one of the highest hurdles for a person with AS or HFA is social skills. This is a direct result from difficulty reading social situations and cues; understanding one’s own feeling states; and challenges with picking up social learning. You may seek the aid of the many services available to help those diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome to learn social functioning, including: social skill groups speech and language therapy occupational therapy special education services These skills may be learned but know the brain is hard-wired differently than that of a neurotypical. That is why consistent training and practice is very important.
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