No one ever guessed that this socially-awkward child had autism. After all, she didn’t fit any of the stereotypes. She was highly intelligent, meeting all developmental milestones ahead of schedule. She was polite and articulate with seemingly good social skills.
Last May my family got the shock of our lives. Our son’s therapist told us she thought he had Asperger’s Disorder (aka High Functioning Autism). As soon as she suggested […]