Kids And Empathy

As parents of a child with Asperger’s, we had to do things a little differently. We had no idea how different the experience was until we had our second and third child. When it came to feelings, our children, at a young age were as different as day and night. Happily, nowadays, you can’t tell much difference. Even though we have discussed this before, it definitely bears repeating.

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Feelings, Wo,Wo, Wo, Feelings

At first blanch, this song is so silly and insipid with the cheesy 70s wowowos. When you really listen to the lyrics, there is a certain pain that is unmistakeably. As Nina Simone said in concert once, ‘What a shame to have to write a song like that…I don’t believe the conditions that produced a situation that demanded a song like that!’

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Empathy

As parents of a child with Asperger’s, we had to do things a little differently. We had no idea how different the experience was until we had our second and third child. When it came to feelings, our children, at a young age were as different as day and night. Happily, nowadays, you can’t tell much difference. Even though we have discussed this before, it definitely bears repeating.

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How You Feeling?

At first blanch, this song is so silly and insipid with the cheesy 70s wowowos. When you really listen to the lyrics, there is a certain pain that is unmistakeably. As Nina Simone said in concert once, ‘What a shame to have to write a song like that…I don’t believe the conditions that produced a situation that demanded a song like that!’

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