A Message to Parents

Dear Parents, I am finally back after a long silence for almost two years. It is very hard to disengage myself from thinking and writing about...

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How To Plan For Life After High School

How To Plan For Life After High School

By Nadia Shanab | autism, general advice, parenting, tips

You’re so proud your child is in high school and keeps progressing! Thanks to all you’ve done in cooperation with schools’ staff and the valuable services she has received. Now, what’s next? Planning should start at least two years prior to graduating high school. Continue setting goals and objectives by involving your child in the

Employment of Adults with High-Functioning Autism and Asperger’s

By Nadia Shanab | Uncategorized

Adults with high-functioning autism and Asperger’s Syndrome have some qualities that typically developed people (off the spectrum) don’t. According to Marc Lazar,program director at Aspiritech:”They can find details that most people miss, they’re able to focus for long periods of time, and they really savor specific kinds of work like software testing, lab work and