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Aspie Teen: Single-Minded Obsessed Kid!

Aspie Teen is always on YouTube watching “pranks,” and cackling like maniac.  I cannot even tell you how many times I’ve sat through the same drive-through pranks with him laughing hysterically at the SAME ONES, over and over! So this morning he comes downstairs, and the first thing he says, “Mom, Mom, watch this!” His eyes were barely even awake.

I have to admit this was good… so I had to share!


This is a game that he has been waiting to be released since last year!  The release date is May 27th, and of course true to Aspie Teen style he has it pre-ordered and will be dragging me to the midnight opening at GameStop on the 26th.  This game is also the subject of his final compare and contrast essay for English class this semester (he is comparing this to another game by the same company).  Singled-minded obsessed kid!  (I wonder where he gets that from?) 

Jeannie Davide-Rivera

Jeannie is an award-winning author, the Answers.com Autism Category Expert, contributes to Autism Parenting Magazine, and the Thinking Person's Guide to Autism. She lives in New York with her husband and four sons, on the autism spectrum.