Ginger has written 3 posts for Perseveration Nation

Manna from Heaven (aka “The Psychologist Steps In”)

Thank God for Matt, the neuropsychologist we go to at the Autism Center. We met with him on Oct 2, and it felt a bit like manna from heaven after all the stress we’ve been through over the past several weeks. Actually, it also felt a bit like what I imagine a drug intervention would … Continue reading

The Epic Battle that Didn’t Happen — Yet

Okay, it’s been a while. I see that my last post was in June, and now it’s September. Funny how time flies when you don’t get to come up for air. Jack is 15. He’s in a high school Magnet program for science and math. It’s a wonderful program—too bad he’s not there. The last … Continue reading


Welcome to Perseveration Nation — a blog devoted to parents of teens with Aspergers. My name is Ellen, and my son, Jack (now in high school) was diagnosed with high-functioning Aspergers in 4th grade. Since that time, we’ve tried numerous interventions–including occupational therapy, processing-speed therapy, speech therapy, social skills therapy, “brain-training” therapy, physical therapy, NAET treatments, Reiki, … Continue reading