| Jul 5, 2002

Equal but different


My 18-month-old daughter, Marin, was involved in a tug-of-war over a toy with a little friend a few months older. The boy gave my daughter a small shove and won possession of the coveted toy, and Marin promptly burst into noisy sobs. The other ...

| May 31, 2002

Footloose in 'Holland'


Sue stared intently from across the sandbox and asked, "Have you ever heard of Asperger's Syndrome?" We had been getting together for weekly play dates with our same-age boys for about a year, and it was not the first time this well-educated and discerning expat ...