Alfie waited patiently for months for the release of Bohemian Rhapsody and when the day finally arrived he was so excited! As it was a school day we never got to see the first showing at the cinema. Alfie’s dad also wanted to go so we booked for the 7.00pm… Read More »Bohemian Rhapsody & Asperger Syndrome
Alfies Coping Strategies
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
I dont mind telling you it’s been a really shit few weeks but I am trying so hard to remain positive. I really never wanted to have to write a post like this but I’m doing it to let you know that it isnt always sunshine and roses. It’s really… Read More »Remain positive? It’so hard sometimes!
Social media has so many good points. When you have Asperger syndrome it gives you a window to the world when often, you don’t have one. At the same time it has many bad points, one of them being ‘peer pressure’. I think Alfie may be on the verge of… Read More »Eating Disorder: Knowing the signs.
My boy has had to take a lot of crap from other kids over the years but to be fair he hasn’t let it bother him too much lately. That old saying ‘What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger’ has been especially true for him. There was a time when… Read More »What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger
Yep! We have all been there with an Asperger’s child! Know you are not alone! I just cannot tell my Asperger’s child anything. He always knows best and he is never wrong. The question is do you argue with your child or let them get on with it? Well, up… Read More »An Asperger’s child always knows best!
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
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
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