Well, Mike's got "it" too
||Mon, 05-05-2003 - 10:39pm
Or as the neuro said, he is on the "asperger's spectrum". She was trying to nicely say asperger's. She knew it wasn't a total shock and I am taking it in stride. i did have some questions, becuase I didn't think he was totally AS. First, he can be empathetic and very sensitive. She was telling me that a number of Aspie's can be very sensitive when they realize they have hurt someone. Problem is they don't usually realize when they do. They do not usually understand social cues. That is true of Mike and she was able to point it out in some of his evaluations I had brought along. They were older and hadn't read them in a while, but the observations were still appropriate. I still can't quite reckon AS with the fact that Mike is outgoing and meets everykid in the playground easily. Of course he insists they play his way, but for the most part gets along with kids well.
Well I need to get off line. Cait tried out for a play tonight and I need wait for the call to see if she made it. I couldn't believe she actually got up there and auditioned. She usually freezes with any new things, but she had no fear what so ever. Not even the usual kid butterflies or jitters. Maybe she has found erh nitch. She has been begging me forever to let her be in a play.