01/08/2013 11:11 am ET

Why I'm Relieved My Son Has Asperger Syndrome

My son was finally diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome this year, at the age of nine. I say 'finally' because, as many special needs parents can tell you, the road to diagnosis is a rough one, often filled with roadblocks and detour signs. When he was diagnosed, as strange as it may sound, I was relieved.

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