Alfies Coping Strategies

Masking Asperger Syndrome

Masking the symptoms of Asperger Syndrome is very common and is the reason diagnosis can sometimes be difficult.  The only place a child with Asperger Syndrome is unlikely to mask, is in the home.  This is why the condition is so often missed by professionals that might spend less than… Read More »Masking Asperger Syndrome

Socially awkward

Can someone with Aspergers get past feeling socially awkward? As many of you know Alfie is obsessed with Queen and you also know that with Aspergers comes a feeling of being socially awkward.  Queen have probably been Alfie’s biggest obsession so far.  He eats, sleeps and breathes Freddie Mercury.  Up… Read More »Socially awkward

Aspergers obsessions

Have you ever thought about writing off to someone who can help with your child’s Aspergers obsessions? I know most of the people who follow my blog have children with Aspergers.  This means that most of you will have a child with a special interest which in many cases becomes… Read More »Aspergers obsessions

Changing School

Worry! I don’t know about you, but I was really worried about Alfie moving from primary school to secondary school. I had many a sleepless night over it and I know Alfie did too.  He tossed and turned all night on the lead up to changing school. He was also very quiet… Read More »Changing School


Dissociation is so annoying sometimes! It is important to be aware of the word dissociation.  A child with any type of autism will not always be telling a lie  when they say they cannot remember something from the past.  However, this only normally happens when they are put in a… Read More »Dissociation