I keep coming across information that makes me think “I should put that on my blog”. So here are several things I’ve come across recently:
The Asperger Association of New England is a great site with lots of information. Find it at http:www.aane.org:
Here are 2 articles about the long term negative consequences about corporal punishment (i.e., spanking):
Writing is the bane of may Aspies’ academic life. This site is a GREAT resource for teaching writing:
Jessica Kingsley Publishers has an incredible number of great books about just about anything you would want to know about autism and Asperger Syndrome. Their web site is:
I especially like Kathy Hoopmann’s books – All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome and All Dogs Have ADHD. She has several other books that are short, sweet and easy to understand by lay people.
There was a great study out of Canada showing the benefits of a good Floortime/DIR program on kids with autism. It shows improvement in brain function on brain scans in kids treated for a year in this program. The CBC did a piece on it, which can be viewed at:
Finally, although this relates to ADHD, many people with ASDs also have ADHD. This article shows how using medication leads to better learning:
I hope people enjoy the information. Continue to enjoy summer!