The difference between Autism and Aspergers is mainly to do with language. Maybe this is why they’ve decided to get rid of the diagnosis of Asperger’s now. My son has a diagnosis of Asperger’s and so that is what I will continue to say he has. For purposes of this blog I may refer to both as ASD.
My own experiences of Autistic Spectrum Disorder with my first son – which also includes some helpful links.
You will find many posts about our youngest son’s journey, from when I first started thinking he was special in Not wanting a diagnosis – where I also talked about how circles helped him calm down.
I talked about Differences and Strategies
Then I wrote about whether you tell a child you think they may be on the Autistic Spectrum?