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...]
Articles About Assessment of Asperger's Syndrome
These articles address questions related to assessing and diagnosing Asperger’s Syndrome in adults, including the process of determining whether someone has Asperger’s.
No accurate count of the number of adults with Asperger’s syndrome in the United States currently exists. But government statistics indicate that about 3.5 million children in the United States have an autism spectrum disorder. An estimated 75% of these children have Asperger’s, one of these … [Read more...]
You may suspect you have Asperger’s Syndrome and wonder how you would know for sure. A professionally administered assessment is the most reliable and accurate way of answering this question. For many people, however, finding an expert in adult Asperger’s is not easy. Even if you do find a … [Read more...]
When I ask about the disadvantages of an Asperger’s diagnosis, I am referring specifically to being diagnosed with this condition in adulthood. A diagnosis in childhood has more obvious advantages, such as receiving appropriate services in school, focusing on building social skills, even considering … [Read more...]
Often people ask me, as an Asperger’s psychologist, how I diagnosis Asperger’s syndrome in adults. Usually the person asking wants to know whether they might have Asperger’s syndrome, and typically he or she is also curious about what the procedure involves, how a diagnosis is different from an … [Read more...]