Why you should never ask an Aspie, "How are you doing today?"

I don’t know if my issue with this question is related to social expectations and my reaction to making these social blunders, or if I can’t get past my literal-mindedness and need to provide answers to questions. But–if you want to stop me dead in my tracks, just ask, “How …

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My Awesome Aspie Teen: Praising the Good Stuff

I spend so much time complaining about the annoying stuff, and discussing deficits struggles that many times I forget mention the good stuff–the things that make my wonderful Aspie child kind, thoughtful, different, and absolutely awesome.  How many 13-year-old boys worry about their moms being tired and not getting enough …

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