Category Archives: His Story

Thankfulness

Daniel usually seems ungrateful. His abrupt and stark evaluation of life is sometimes startling, even after nearly 15 years as his mother. Daniel is sure to mention all the aspects of any process, even the unpleasant aspects. He gives each … Continue reading

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Because it’s not just Asperger’s….

Because it’s not just Aspergers… School always highlights the struggles of having a high functioning child. Daniel seems pretty normal. Maybe I am just saying that because I am his mother and around him all the time and so he … Continue reading

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“Please Help Me…”

“Mom, this is just too much.” Daniel’s head sagged and his shoulders curled inward. His voice was more weary then sad. My step-kids arrive today and the energy level in the house has been high all week. I spent yesterday whirling around … Continue reading

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Should I Tell My Son He Has Aspergers?

Thanks to my friend and fellow Aspergers mom at Meet Chaz for linking to an article by another Aspie John Robison, “When Should You Tell a Child They Have Asperger’s?”. I like his practical and common sense approach. He focuses on … Continue reading

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Hope for Daniel’s Dyslexia

In addition to Daniel’s Asperger’s Syndrome, he also has very severe dyslexia. Reading has been the hardest part of his academics by far. His reading teacher worked with him diligently through elementary school. She is now his tutor and has continued … Continue reading

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How to Handle Serious Issues at School: Dealing with the School

This is the final installment of a three part series. Please find the first two installments: 1.How to Handle Serious Issues at School or A Very Rough Week 2. How to Handle Serious Issues at School: Dealing with Daniel. Wednesday, … Continue reading

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How to Handle Serious Issues at School: Dealing with Daniel

Note: This is part II. For the beginning of the story go to How to Handle Serious Issues at School or a Very Rough School. Barely a day goes by that I am not thankful I have my husband to help … Continue reading

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