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With Asperger’s Syndrome, I’m Scared to Get Married

With Asperger’s Syndrome, I’m Scared to Get Married

In this counseling answer: • Evaluate your career interests and direction. Seek out a career specialist if needed. Design a timeline to share with your fiancée. Talk to your therapist if you feel you need a different approach to therapy.  Invite your fiancée to a therapy session to educate her about borderline personality disorder as …

Ramadan with an Autistic Child

Ramadan with an Autistic Child

In this counseling answer: “So, to draw out of your son his sense of things having to do with fasting. You have to craft a lesson that speaks directly to his ways of hearing things, of interacting with you, and of learning. The most important part of this process is that it is his process, not …

UK Mosque Hosts Autism Support Session

GLOUCESTER – Khadijah Mosque and Islamic center in Gloucester, the UK, opened its doors in the weekend to hold a support session for the Peterborough National Autistic Society. “It’s been a pleasure working with the members of the Khadija mosque,” Nazreen Bibi, branch chair of Peterborough National Autistic Society told Peterborough Today on April 15. …

What Does It Mean to Have an Autistic Child?

What Does It Mean to Have an Autistic Child?

Fatimah chats with a brave mother, Umm Ali, who relates her powerful and touching journey of both her sons being diagnosed with autism. Umm Ali’s journey with autism began in early 2010 when her second son was born. Her eldest son was just little over 14 months old. In hindsight, it was an extremely overwhelming …

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A Negative Husband and an Autistic Son

 In this counseling answer: “Should you separate from him? The answer to this question will depend on his willingness to seek help, followed by family counseling and a treatment and management plan for your special needs children. Although possible, this will be difficult through long distance counseling. You should find some local therapeutic resources that can meet …

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Homeschooling an Autistic Child

 In this counseling answer: “I suggest that you look into homeschooling and really do some research to find out what is available in your area and determine whether or not you will get the support that you need in order to be successful while still maintaining the ability to care for your other two children.” …

Addressing Autism Gains Momentum in the East

Addressing Autism Gains Momentum in the East

Most people relate autism to Dustin Hoffman’s eponymous portrayal of an autistic savant in the acclaimed Hollywood hit Rain Man. The reality is that autistic savants make up only one percent of the autism spectrum disorder. Experts in the field say that although the movie gives a good characterization of autism, what it shows is …

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Autism and Natural Healing

Autism is a life-long developmental disorder that affects an individual’s ability to interact with the surrounding world.

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Muslim Kids and Autism: Help on the Way

Once when five-year-old Gabreel and his family were at a bookstore in the United States, Gabreel pushed a girl. The girl’s angry mother began hitting Gabreel repeatedly and even told Gabreel’s father that his son was wrong to hit her daughter.

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A Son With Two Forms of Autism

Salam Aleikom dear I, Your experience is very common. Many people have had trouble getting their child diagnosed and having a child with autism often leaves the mother as the sole caretaker. Even when the family remains together, it is often the mother who is the only one able to care for the child. I have …



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