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Anxiety is common in children with Asperger's and other autism spectrum disorders. Here is a set of 32 cards for you to download and cut out to play a therapy game. The cards feature eight children with different anxiety profiles. Card users identify with the children described on the cards and increase awareness of their own anxiety issues. This was pinned by pinterest.com/joelshaul/ .  Follow all our boards. Tags: anxiety, Asperger's, social skills card game

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The gift of Aspergers. Aspies can be extremely intelligent and gifted. Learn more in this infographic

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Children with Asperger's and other autism spectrum disorders can get quite a lot of upsetting thoughts. Here are 50 pre-written thought bubbles that are easy to download, print and use (teachers, SLP's, anyone, not just therapists). Make a quick CBT, hands-on matching game or add a visual dimension to your work.

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This infographic tells a story about how parents–with great love and affection–try to help their anxious children. It also tells a silent tale about what those children wish they could express to their parents about how they truly feel.    //...

This infographic tells a story about how parents–with great love and affection–try to help their anxious children. It also tells a silent tale about what those children wish they could express to their parents about how they truly feel. //...

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from MomJunction

Anxiety In Children : Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

5 Types And 9 Ways To Deal With Anxiety In Children: Your children can be prone to more than one type of disorder at the same time. Listed below are few types of commonly seen anxiety disorders.

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Showing concern appropriately when others are in distress is a challenging skill for anyone, but it can be particularly difficult for children with Asperger's and other autism spectrum disorders. I created a set of empathy practice cards for this purpose. This was pinned by pinterest.com/joelshaul/ .  Follow all our boards. Tags: Asperger's, autism, social skills teaching, empathy

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Children with Asperger's and other autism spectrum disorders may experience a variety of upsetting emotions. According to cognitive-behavioral therapy concepts, individuals can learn to identify thoughts influencing their negative emotions and then alter them. These thought bubbles are easy to print out. You (not just mental health professionals, but SLP's, teachers, anyone) can use these simple visuals in a variety of helpful games, matching activities and discussions.

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from Psych Central

Neuroscience Sheds Light on Why People with Asperger’s Syndrome Lack Empathy

» Neuroscience Sheds Light on Why People with Asperger’s Syndrome Lack Empathy - Psych Central

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Guidance counselor thought I had this in elementary school, but I've never been formally diagnosed. Sounds exactly like me though.

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Asperger's Awareness: This is the best summary of Asperger's symptoms I have found. Great explanation of how AS affects children across different areas of life.

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