"Tutor with a "Tom Sawyer" approach."
My approach to Aspergers is primarily behavioral. The spectrum of Aspergers symptoms is vast and each person needs a unique approach. I don't like to say that someone "suffers" from Aspergers, but rather he is "dealing" with it. This implies a situation that can be adapted rather than a chronic condition.
Someone who has difficulty looking at people may need specific instructions in eye contact and may need specific instructions. People with Aspergers often lack empathy, and that cannot be taught, but someone can be taught how to act in social situations.
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