Want to meet an inspirational wee man with Aspergers? Meet Finn.

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Aspergers is not always a BAD thing…you have strengths and they can be really an advantage in lots of ways.

Asperger’s Children are not born with great motor skills!

  • but that you can work at by getting him access to weight bearing exercise
  • we bought yoga ball, climbing frame, a trampoline – with  strong surround.
  • we paved an area at the side of the house and have nets there for football, and basketball
  • we enrolled him for 1-2-1 tennis lessons – NOT to be Rafa Nadal, but to develop hand eye co-ordination.
  • we got swimming lessons, as one of the serious problems was  Fionn’s total lack of awareness of safety and danger. He always felt he could swim, and now that he has learned he is strangely more natural and relaxed in water than on land!
  • the tennis skills developed, but during round robin competitions he had no competitive inkling,  and the…

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About joanniemitchell

An enforced lady of leisure. A Lady who cant afford to lunch! I was in Corporate Sales for Global Entertainment Company until 17th January when I had the phone call - 'Meet me in the office with HR'. Now am pursuing my Masters in Professional Writing and looking on the upside after Redundancy.
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