Asperger’s syndrome student’s socialization skills soar, leading to award nomination

Whether you want to call it a stereotype or a defining trait, if there’s one constant among Asperger’s syndrome individuals, it’s that they have a hard time socializing. They’re socially awkward and uncomfortable around people. For many Aspies, it’s hard to make friends, particularly when you factor in a major transition, like moving to aContinue Reading

School sports serve as therapy for Asperger’s social interaction issues

I’m a big believer in the benefits of any organized activity for Aspies, but particularly organized sports that are safe and properly coached. Any sport with a deep regimen can help a kid with Asperger’s Syndrome succeed. That’s why I liked the newspaper story that got forwarded to me about Will Harvey. Will is aContinue Reading

Asperger’s symptoms are my superpower, says Tom Angleberger

Asperger’s symptoms have their perks, according to Tom Angleberger, who attributes his career as an author of children’s books to his Asperger’s symptoms. Best known for the Origami Yoda series, Angleberger admits that while there are things that he, like many Aspies, has trouble doing, such as making eye contact, and that sometimes he canContinue Reading