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Aspergers+child's anger

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Lorns Fri 15-Apr-05 14:03:27

My son (Jam) aged 7 is undiagnosed aspergers. He has a pead final diagnosis (hopefully) on 21st of this month. We have already had a verbal confirmation of Aspergers from the pead. He seems to be getting more and more angry by the week. Everything is so negative (although he says he's not a photo when I challenge him on his negativity!!!). He has his calm moments but most of the time is really angry and aggressive. It is really getting me down. If I ignore him he starts being emotionally abusive towards me or starts hitting his 5 year old brother for no reason. We saw a behaviour person this week but she wasn't much help and said that we are doing most of the right things. Any ideas?

binkie Fri 15-Apr-05 14:25:50

Lorns, there are people in the same boat as you here - as you will see! Sympathies and all the best. And if you're new (haven't seen your name before), welcome.

Lorns Fri 15-Apr-05 14:30:07

Binkie. Thanks for message and support. Yes I'm new and just finding my way around the site!!

KarenThirl Fri 15-Apr-05 17:36:14

Hi Lorns, welcome aboard. I'm fairly new around here too, with ds of 6 who's also in the middle of an assessment, provisional dx of Asperger's and a violent little so and so when the mood strikes. Have you read Parenting A Child With Asperger Syndrome - 200 Tips and Strategies by Brenda Boyd? Best book about AS I've read, loads of great ideas and practical too. This is a great board and very supportive, you'll get lots of help here.

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