Can my child with Aspergers live a normal life?

Can my child with Aspergers live a normal life?

Can my child with Aspergers live a normal life?

The majority of children and adults with Asperger syndrome live well and are able to enjoy life and do many things that neurotypical people can do. Many people will have some level of difficulty with some daily tasks or interactions.

What do autistic adults do for a living?

The top five industries where adults with autism are employed include (in order): Administrative and support services. Education and training. Health care and social assistance.

Does Aspergers count as a disability?

Children or adults with Asperger’s syndrome may qualify for Social Security disability benefits. Children are limited to SSI (Supplemental Security Income). To qualify for benefits, the parent’s must meet strict income guidelines and it must be shown that the child has significant impairment in: learning.

Who is the wife of an adult with Aspergers?

In 2011 he got married for the first time, and his wife Rachel works for ATC in Adult Services. Ken graduated from Oklahoma Christian University in 1987 with a Bachelor’s in Mass Communications, and once worked as a radio traffic reporter, interactive announcer and writer, and news producer in Dallas.

When was my son diagnosed with Aspergers Syndrome?

This is so true, my son was diagnosed with Aspergers in the 90’s when there was not a lot of “buzz” about it. He did okay, but now as an adult he seems to be having difficulty especially with anxiety and confidence. I am worried for him, and keep directing him towards counseling, but he hasn’t yet. Any suggestions? I can completely relate to this.

How can I Help my Son with Asperger’s?

You can direct your son towards counseling, but as the expression says, “You can lead a horse to water….” If he goes because he has to, he may not hear anything the counselor says. If and when he goes, it has to be his choice. This may be disappointing to hear, but you can only do so much for someone. Is your son on social media?

When was Ken Kellam diagnosed with Asperger syndrome?

Ken Kellam III was diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome in his late 30’s, and has worked with Autism Treatment Center of Texas since 2003. He is currently the administrative assistant to the clinical director.

Is it hard to live with an adult with Aspergers?

My son is almost 24, and he is very difficult to live with. He has been diagnosed with adhd and aspergers. I’m not sure about the aspergers…I see him with more of “Oppositional Defiant Disorder”, with a dash of aspergers.

In 2011 he got married for the first time, and his wife Rachel works for ATC in Adult Services. Ken graduated from Oklahoma Christian University in 1987 with a Bachelor’s in Mass Communications, and once worked as a radio traffic reporter, interactive announcer and writer, and news producer in Dallas.

Can a child with ASD live at home?

It is very difficult for those of you whose son or daughter with an ASD is living at home. I am an adult with Aspergers, ADD, NLD and anxiety-NOS. I live on my own and it is incredibily hard, but it can be done.

How are parents living with adult Aspergers / ADHD son?

My husband has a little of this same thing…so they have a lot of trouble communicating. I am in the middle. The situation between my son and my husband, and my son and myself is very exhausting and it is affecting my husband and my health and our marriage, and the younger brother.