The challenges of having Asperger’s are well known. Pervasive difficulty in communicating and interacting with others, along with restricted and repetitive patterns of behaviors or interests, generally cause considerable hardship in everyday living for most people with Asperger’s. What is not as … [Read more...]
Articles About Adult Asperger's Syndrome
Asperger’s Syndrome in adults is different than in children. Understanding these differences is important in meeting the challenges of Asperger’s in adulthood.
If you think it’s a possibility that you have Asperger’s syndrome, is it worth the time and effort to find out for sure? Only you can answer this question, but it might help to consider some of the pros and cons of an Asperger’s evaluation. After all, knowing you have Asperger’s is likely to have a … [Read more...]
The question of whether someone with Asperger’s syndrome can change who they are is controversial. Most experts believe Asperger’s is caused by abnormalities in the way the brain develops. It follows that changing one’s behavior would be hard, if not impossible, because it is a neurologically based … [Read more...]
“A spectrum disorder is a mental disorder that includes a range of linked conditions, sometimes also extending to include singular symptoms and traits. The different elements of a spectrum either have a similar appearance or are thought to be caused by the same underlying mechanism. In either case, … [Read more...]
The answer to this question is straightforward. Women who have Asperger’s are different, not in the core characteristics of the condition, but in how they react to it. Women tend to mask their social and communication difficulties in specific ways that are different from men. As a result, women are … [Read more...]