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Bullying: The Other Child Abuse

By Gretchen Brant

As Jack and Brent worked together on a team project for their sophomore English class, Brent cracked a few filthy jokes. At first, Jack laughed and played along. Then Brent began to make sexual comments about Jack's mother. Jack tried to ignore it, but that only seemed to make Brent try harder to get a reaction. Jack complained about Brent to the teac ... Continue reading Bullying: The Other Child Abuse

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Living with Asperger's Syndrome

An "Ability," Not a Disability for this Gifted Teen

By Elsa Cremer

Matt is a 17-year-old senior at Perpich Center for the Arts High School. After several mis-diagnoses Matt was diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome (AS), a high functioning form of autism, when he was three-years-old.

I sat down with Matt, a tall, good-looking young ... Continue reading Living with Asperger's Syndrome

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