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Homeschooling Child With Aspergers Tips Curriculum Help
Asperger's syndrome is a developmental disorder affecting a person's ability to socialize and communicate effectively. Common symptoms include unusual nonverbal communication, not being sensitive of others' feelings, having difficulty understanding humor, and speaking ...Read more
Will my child develop aspergers/adhd if there's a history in my family but i don't have it? Please help me docs!
Need tips on helping a child with nonverbal learning disorder or asperger's disorder? What do I do?
Nonverbal Learning: Disorder is best diagnosed & managed by a neuropsychological evaluation followed by specific recommendations for the child's current functional impairments in learning, behavior & peer interaction. The results help a developmental/behavioral pediatrician search for the genetic or other medical cause of the NLD. Find info on http://www.nldontheweb.org/nldentrylevelreading/nldcharacteristics.html. ...Read more
Support!: Parents of autistic children and adults cope with issues ranging from guilt and frustration to financial issues, isolation, and sheer loneliness. You are not alone - and there are many ways to find support, rest, resources and friends. Check out: autism.About.Com/.../autismandthelaw/autism_legal_and_financial_... ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Become an expert: Become the expert on your child and the diagnosis, be very involved in all the therapies and the educational process. You are your child´s best advocate and at the end of the day no one will know him better than you. ...Read more
Depends: It depends on the child's overall level of functioning in all major life areas. This has to do with the degree(s) of impairment. You can check with the disability office in your state. Also, your child may qualify for special services and even potentially be eligable for such services in the public school system until his or her 22nd birthday. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: With prompt intensive therapy children seem to show dramatic improvement, sometimes no longer meeting diagnostic criteria for the disorder.A recent study out of columbia university reported significant improvement over a couple of years in approx 10% of the children.These results are not the norm , however, and most children continue to struggle with their symptoms...Therapy is helpful. ...Read more
Anxiety disorder: Aspergers disorder is an anxiety disorder coupled with poor social pragmatics and difficulty understanding non verbal communication. Look for a child having difficulty making friends, joining in with others in play activities and having a very rigid sense of right and wrong or likes and dislikes. Their thought process tends to be inflexible ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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