About the Presentation Putting the Fragments of Aspergers

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About the Presentation Putting the Fragments of Asperger’s Together, One Puzzle Piece at a

About the Presentation Putting the Fragments of Asperger’s Together, One Puzzle Piece at a Time

Spectrum of Autism Asperger’s Syndrome is just One Rain Drop Under the Autism Umbrella

Spectrum of Autism Asperger’s Syndrome is just One Rain Drop Under the Autism Umbrella

History of Asperger’s Taking a Closer Look at Asperger’s Over the Years Gives a

History of Asperger’s Taking a Closer Look at Asperger’s Over the Years Gives a Better Picture

Brain Patterns Trying to Determine when Asperger’s begins to Cause Impairments and Limitations

Brain Patterns Trying to Determine when Asperger’s begins to Cause Impairments and Limitations

Age of Diagnosis Taking Steps to Help a Child After Diagnosis is Important Due

Age of Diagnosis Taking Steps to Help a Child After Diagnosis is Important Due to Age

Unique Differences Figuring Out what ways to Help a Child with Asperger's can be

Unique Differences Figuring Out what ways to Help a Child with Asperger's can be like Untangling a Knot

Traits of Asperger's Five Main Traits Assist Us in Developing an Understanding of Asperger’s

Traits of Asperger's Five Main Traits Assist Us in Developing an Understanding of Asperger’s Syndrome Trait #1: Impaired Social Interaction Trait #2: Impaired Communication Skills Trait #3: Unusual responses to Sensory Stimulation Trait #4: Repetitive Behaviors Trait #5: Interests that Seem Odd or Obsessive

Trait #1: Impaired Social Interaction The Inability to Socially Express or Relate to Those

Trait #1: Impaired Social Interaction The Inability to Socially Express or Relate to Those Around You, in Meaningful ways

Help with Socialization Ways to Help Your Child with Social Interaction

Help with Socialization Ways to Help Your Child with Social Interaction

Trait #2: Impaired Communication Skills Inability to Effectively Communicate Your Needs and/or Frustrations to

Trait #2: Impaired Communication Skills Inability to Effectively Communicate Your Needs and/or Frustrations to Those Around You

Help with Communication Assisting a Child with Asperger’s May Make You Feel Like a

Help with Communication Assisting a Child with Asperger’s May Make You Feel Like a Broken Record

Challenges of Traits #3 -5 Some Traits maybe very Challenging to Assist with at

Challenges of Traits #3 -5 Some Traits maybe very Challenging to Assist with at Times Due to Change

Trait #3: Unusual Responses to Sensory Stimulation Becoming Over Stimulated can Cause Distress and

Trait #3: Unusual Responses to Sensory Stimulation Becoming Over Stimulated can Cause Distress and Anxiety

Help with Responses to Stimuli Teaching Coping Strategies can Help with Sensory Overload

Help with Responses to Stimuli Teaching Coping Strategies can Help with Sensory Overload

Trait #4: Repetitive Behaviors The Need to Follow Rigid Schedules and/or Demonstrate Repetitive Behaviors

Trait #4: Repetitive Behaviors The Need to Follow Rigid Schedules and/or Demonstrate Repetitive Behaviors

Helping with Schedules and Behavior Consistent Interactive Schedules Assist with Easing Anxiety and Negative

Helping with Schedules and Behavior Consistent Interactive Schedules Assist with Easing Anxiety and Negative Behavior Related to Change

Trait #5: Interests that Seem Odd or Obsessive Exhibiting Odd and/or Obsessive Interests within

Trait #5: Interests that Seem Odd or Obsessive Exhibiting Odd and/or Obsessive Interests within a Limited Range of Topics

Help with Positively Developing Interests Turning an Obsession into a Tool for Success in

Help with Positively Developing Interests Turning an Obsession into a Tool for Success in the Years to Come

Summary of Traits Taking a Moment to Reflect Back on the Traits and Challenges

Summary of Traits Taking a Moment to Reflect Back on the Traits and Challenges of Asperger’s

The Presentation There is a Reason Behind every Presentation, so what is the Reasoning

The Presentation There is a Reason Behind every Presentation, so what is the Reasoning Behind this One?

Acknowledging Asperger’s Syndrome A Note for All of You, and Those with Asperger’s

Acknowledging Asperger’s Syndrome A Note for All of You, and Those with Asperger’s

References Feld, L. (2012). Autism speaks web site. New York, NY: Autism Speaks Inc.

References Feld, L. (2012). Autism speaks web site. New York, NY: Autism Speaks Inc. Retrieved from http: //www. autismspeaks. org/. Powers, M. (2002). Asperger syndrome & your child: A parent’s guide to unlocking your child’s potential. New York, NY: Harper Collins. Stillman, W. (2010). Everything parent’s guide to children with Asperger’s Syndrome. Avon, MA: F+W Media. Willey, L. (2001). Asperger Syndrome in the family: Redefining normal. London, NJ: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.