Parenting the Aspergers Child

Parents of children with Asperger’s Syndrome have a particularly challenging role to play.  To begin, the diagnosis is difficult to make.  Asperger’s Syndrome can be understood generally as a severe and chronic impairment in social interaction and the development of rigid behavior patterns, restricted interests, and activities.  While this “label” has become more common knowledge in the last 10 years, the disorder is not new.  There is an increased awareness of the syndrome, which hopefully leads to more effective treatment and support for those who need it.  A label or diagnosis is only useful if it helps secure the support
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Categories: Childhood Disorders, Children, Family, and Parenting.