Category Archives for "High Functioning Autism and Asperger’s"

High Functioning Autism (HFA), Asperger’s syndrome, the symptoms, Girls with Asperger’s, how to best manage the diagnosis.

What Are the Signs of Autism in Girls – Is Asperger’s in Women Overlooked?

What Are the Signs of Autism in Girls - Is Asperger’s in Girls Overlooked? https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/signs-of-autism-in-girls/

Girls with autism are often misdiagnosed, misunderstood, and lack the essential support they need according to recent studies. Research by Brown University indicates that autism and Asperger’s syndrome are more common than previously thought and girls are more likely to be diagnosed 1.5 years later than boys. One of the reasons for this is the […]

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Thoughts About My Aging Autistic Son Keep Me Up at Night

Thoughts About My Aging Autistic Son Keep Me Up at Night

Parenting a child with developmental disabilities, including High Functioning Autism (HFA), is no doubt, a challenging but exhausting responsibility which I have struggled with for the past 45 years when my son was diagnosed with what was referred to in the late 1990’s as Asperger’s syndrome. Looking back at my son’s growth and development within […]

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How to Transition Your Young Adult with Asperger’s Into the World

How to Transition Your Young Adult with Asperger's Into the World https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/transition-young-adult-aspergers-world

Are you intimidated by the “failure to launch” syndrome for your young adult with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)? For most parents, the term translates into a fear factor, restraining them from helping their young adults with Asperger’s syndrome to transition into the adult world. As a parent, your support and perception of your child’s ability […]

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Today, Tomorrow, and Yesterday: Executive Functioning Tools, Tips, and Techniques for Young Adults with Asperger’s Syndrome

  In the post we give a free mini issue of the magazine away. The article is written by Dr. Michael McManmon, Founder, College Internship Program (CIP) about techniques for young adults with Asperger’s Syndrome. Young adults with Asperger’s Syndrome often feel overwhelmed by their first attempts at independent living.  Attending college, making friends, and learning […]

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