Prepare to enter the wild and wooly world of an adult with Aspergers Syndrome, a form of autism characterized by intellignce, quirks, social difficulties and downright strange and oddish behaviours.

People with Aspergers generally are high functioning in everyday life but have great difficulty connecting with others due to the inability to read faces, body language and subtle verbal clues. They also tend to take words literally and have a hard time multi-tasking.

Oversensitivity to touch (clothing has to be soft and often the tags removed), light (do not leave home without the sunglasses), sound (loud noises and noisey places are avoided), taste (many Aspies have quite a limited diet and are frequently very picky eaters) and smells makes the everyday existence more of a challenge.

Fasten your seatbelts and come on in...
To find out more about what Aspergers is..please check out my earliest blog entries

Saturday, October 29, 2016

The Best Compliment

At Ripley's they had an arcade. Little guy and I decided to play some Lord of the Rings pinball. It was a very modern, highly detailed game and oodles of fun.
I was playing, and at one point I was dealing with 4 pinballs at once. That's when little guy said, "Mom, I've never seen anyway play this good!" It was a huge, most genuine compliment from my young gamer.

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