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    • David Cohen
    • 10.07.12 | 17:43 (IDT)

    As t parent of a son with Asperger's here in the USA, I relate to all of the points made in the article Parenting such a person is difficult in itself; watching him try to function effectively in the world can be quite painful at times. He is drop-dead handsome, and has a good heart. But the couple of attempts at maintaining a relationship with a young woman have failed, mostly due to the communication deficits. He's made progress, but it will take more efforts and natural maturation to be successful over time. Kudos to the people who organized this event, and the organization which sponsored it. I wish we had an organization like Beit Eckstein, but where we live, there is no such resource. Thank you for publishing this important article.

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    First published 04:37 10.07.12 | Last updated 04:37 10.07.12
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