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Addressing the Strengths of Pupils with Asperger’s Syndrome

By Carol Edwards © 2014 Key points The key learning points in this article concentrate on using the youngster’s strengths, which make up for the limitations and drawbacks caused by social communication difficulties, social interaction complexities and a lack of social imagination. These traits, known as the triad of impairments, can be turned around when […]

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Applying Mindfulness Strategies to Manage ADHD and Aspergers

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is very common in people with Asperger’s. In children with Asperger’s, it is the most commonly diagnosed comorbid psychiatric condition. Nearly half of children diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder are also diagnosed with ADHD. Because both of these conditions persist into adulthood, it is likely that there are also a […]

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