It’s very common for other conditions to be diagnosed alongside Asperger syndrome or autism. For this reason, it’s vital that we work with the needs arising from a person’s autism separately from their other needs, while offering support in a way that meets all of their needs. Continue reading What Other Conditions are Related to Asperger Syndrome
In the 1980s, British psychiatrist Lorna Wing developed and introduced the concept of Asperger syndrome. The condition is named after an Austrian paediatrician named Hans Asperger, who studied and wrote about children who exhibited the condition in 1944. Continue reading Things You Might Not Know About Asperger Syndrome
So I am what is termed an ‘insomniac.’ I wear the badge proudly and instead of fighting my nature I have learned to embrace it. Unfortunately, I am now reconciling with the fact that my daughter too is also an insomniac. She’s only four but already shows signs of odd sleeping habits. Continue reading My child is like me…she’s an insomniac
nattention, poor impulse control and hyperactivity are some of the key characteristics that define the behavioural disorder, ADHD. When your child is just a baby or toddler, the difficult behaviours associated with ADHD may slowly become apparent. Continue reading Does My Baby Have ADHD?