#ImpactfulBlog: Parenting Asperger’s Blog

The Parenting Asperger’s Blog by Dave Angel shares a mix of inspirational stories, solutions, strategies and occasional humorous outbursts for parents of children with Asperger’s. Your blog: Parenting Asperger’s Blog Your City, Country: Portsmouth, UK What inspired you to write a blog: When I first began working with a family with a child who has Asperger’s (over 10 years ago) there was a lack of easy-to-read and –easy-to-relate information online. So I decided to start sharing questions and answer posts on my blog – and it has grown from … [Read more...]

Living, Loving and Laughing with Aspergers

Dave Angel has worked with children, adults and families with a variety of differences for over 20 years in the social care field. In the past 10 years he has been supporting parents of children with Aspergers online through his Parenting Aspergers Community, blog,  and, more recently, his daily email tips to parents. He recently released a free e-book, Living, Loving and Laughing with Aspergers. Tell us about your book. It’s a collection of short stories which all relate to parenting children with Aspergers. They are –hopefully - … [Read more...]

Episode 1:
When Did You Find Out?

Welcome to Episode 1 of Jame's Sullivan's 'Tud' Sense! Part one you'll find out how James learned that he is an Aspergian. I just know that you'll  find his answers candid, articulate and witty. Part two, James shares his tude views about a book, movie...or whatever tickles his fancy. In this episode, discover James' Halloween Playlist: Bump Here Come the Mummies Bump in the Night The Allstars Friday the 13th Part 3 Theme H. Manfredini Ghostbusters Ray Parker Jr. It's Halloween-Lo-Ween Vasile Sirli Skeletons In My … [Read more...]

The Aspergers Diagnosis: Even MacGyver Couldn’t Save the Day

First, I need you to put yourself in the mindset during the 1980s. No, I don’t mean the big hair, padded shoulders, Pac-Man playing, mullet-styling kind of thoughts—just understand how autism was portrayed and talked about. Even though Aspergers Syndrome was classified by pediatrician Hans Asperger in 1944, it wasn’t even on the diagnosis radar back then. At least that was my experience. I knew at 2 and the professionals called me crazy. I knew at 2, that something was up with my son but no medical professional or therapist ever mentioned … [Read more...]