Tag Archives: ASD

Purim, Passover, and Autism Spectrum Disorder: Recognizing and Dealing with the Challenges

The Jewish holiday of Purim starts next week; a month later, Passover will arrive. These holidays can be very stressful for children and adolescents who have autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and for the...

My Two Birthrights: Israel and Asperger’s (and Travel Tips)

Making pilgrimage to Israel is an important part of the education and fostering of Jewish identity of Jews in the Diaspora. Since 1999, Birthright Israel, a partnership between American entrepreneurs...

Embracing the Spectrum: Recognizing Individual Narratives

Society tends to assume that all people on the spectrum have a universal, homogeneous experience. That could not be further from the truth....