Nov 24


A husband and wife with Asperger’s Syndrome give invaluable advice to and for teens and adults going through this difficult period. Anyone who has read Jerry Newport’s first book, “Your Life is Not a Label”, knows that he has a knack for bringing understanding, warmth, and humor to any subject. Here, in this invaluable book, he and his wife, Mary, bring those same abilities to explaining the world of sexuality to people with autism and Asperger’s Syndrome….

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Jun 12

Asperger Syndrome is on the high-functioning end of the autism spectrum and is characterized by a lack of social skills, abnormal preoccupation with certain objects or tasks, and the inability to control one’s rage. It is also characterized by high creativity and passion that can be too often squelched in a parent’s or teacher’s efforts to manage the behavior of the AS child. There is no specific treatment or cure. This is a relatively new diagnosis, and has been re… More >>

Asperger Syndrome and Adolescence: Helping Preteens & Teens Get Ready for the Real World

May 24

Have you ever been called a freak or a geek? Have you ever felt like one? Luke Jackson is 13 years old and has Asperger Syndrome. Over the years Luke has learned to laugh at such names but there are other aspects of life which are more difficult. Adolescence and the teenage years are a minefield of emotions, transitions and decisions and when a child has Asperger Syndrome, the result is often explosive.
Luke has three sisters and one brother in various stages of … More >>

Freaks, Geeks & Asperger Syndrome: A User Guide to Adolescence

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