Aspergers and suicide rates

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});   Todays article comes to us from Robert Laing who addresses a very important topic: Aspergers and Suicide. I have had many dark thoughts, which stem from having Asperger Syndrome. I’m too stupid. I’m too immature. I’m not good enough. I haven’t got what it takes. I can’t get along Read More

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 Read More

Emotional Mastery for Adults with Aspergers

Following on from a survey that we carried out recently, we discovered that the main thing  people with Aspergers struggled with was their emotions. In particular, anxiety, depression  and stress seemed to be the most prevalent aspects that were affecting quality of life. Dealing with one’s emotions is unfortunately not something that is taught in school. Because of this we decided Read More