kenneth roberson, ph.d

The term, Asperger’s syndrome, is widely recognized these days but few people know what the man who discovered this condition actually said about it. In the years since this Viennese pediatrician published his findings in 1944, many of Hans Asperger’s … Read more

The holidays are supposed to be a time of festive cheer, fun, and family togetherness. But for many adults with Asperger’s, the holidays are instead occasions of unusual stress and strain. Here is what that stress is often about and … Read more

In a previous article I suggested that people with Asperger’s are capable of having intimate relationships, provided they want it and are willing to put the work in to make it happen. What about men with Asperger’s? It’s one thing … Read more

Sixteen years ago, Wired magazine published The Geek Syndrome, an article about the dramatic increase in the number of children in Silicon Valley diagnosed with autism and Asperger’s. Written by Steve Silberman, a long-time contributor to Wired and the recent … Read more

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 … Read more

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