July 9, 2014

By Dan Coulter

My wife, Julie, and I were in church before the service recently and a woman came up and told Julie how nice it was that she’d brought our son Drew to their Sunday School class last week. “You really can’t tell that there’s anything…” She didn’t finish th...

October 7, 2009

by Dan Coulter

Will you think of me differently after you read the next sentence?

I have Asperger Syndrome.

While I just got the diagnosis, this means I’ve had the condition all my life. It’s not a huge surprise. My son was diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome in 1997 and m...

January 26, 2009

By Dan Coulter

Matt’s eyes dart around the classroom.  Jennifer smiles shyly at him as their eyes meet.  His pulse is racing.  Everyone is getting seated and class is about to start.

Today is going to be different.

Yesterday, his class learned about Asperger Syn...

January 13, 2009

By Dan Coulter

I’ve heard it too often.  The teasing and rejection that many children with Asperger Syndrome face in school from classmates who don’t understand why they act different.  The frustration and impatience from teachers who assume that these students are s...

October 25, 2006



By Dan Coulter

Most of us tend to judge people by how they compare to us. When we run into someone completely different, we usually try and fit him into the framework of our past experience.


Someone who can’t do something we can do, especially after we’ve s...

July 7, 2006

By Dan Coulter

Is Asperger Syndrome a difference or a disability?  I’ve read a lot about this question and seen people come down strongly one way or the other. With my son, who has AS, newly home from college and starting a job search, I’ve had an opportunity to take...

February 8, 2005

By Dan Coulter

Your son or daughter has Asperger Syndrome.  Who do you tell?  Who do they tell?

This can be a tough decision.

There are definitely two sides to disclosure issues.  Personally, I’m in favor of being as open as possible with people who are going to h...

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