Please advise: what activities / hobbies for my 8-year old s

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Emu Egg
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27 Jan 2013, 5:33 pm


I would like to ask teenagers with Aspergers. My 8 year old son has Aspergers and he has alot of energy. He needs physical outlets. He is easily frustrated, and can get angry - screams and hits.

He is not a big fan of organized sports, but he can also be a fun, outgoing kid. What kinds of activities can I do with him?

Thank you,

Mike (his Dad)


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27 Jan 2013, 7:26 pm

Model rockets are an excellent parent/kid activity. Even better if you have a National Association of Model Rocketry chapter that has regular launches nearby--many are quite kid friendly.

Building model rockets is can be a great way for Aspies to gain skills and confidence--you can go from ready to fly rockets to highly complex kits that require excellent hand eye coordination to build.