Long Island Behavior Analysis Conference

Do Parents and Teachers Get Children with AS/HFA? These Children Lack the Insight or Social Skills to Explain Themselves

Many teachers and parents miss the connection between the diagnosis of children with Asperger’s Syndrome (AS) or high functioning autism (HFA) (and nonverbal learning disabilities) and the behaviors of the child in day-to-day life. When adults don’t get this connection, they can’t communicate...

Social Skills and Asperger’s Syndrome: “Big Picture” Thinking

By definition, children with Asperger’s Syndrome (AS) have problems with social skills. Books and programs teach a wide variety of social skills, everything from greetings to compromising on play dates, giving a compliment to accepting criticism. There are many reasons why these programs face...