kenneth roberson, ph.d

Empathy is the experience of understanding another person’s thoughts, feelings, and condition from their point of view, rather than from your own. There is a commonly held belief that adults with Asperger’s lack empathy and cannot understand emotion. In an … Read more

  Recently, I asked my blog readers for their suggestions on how adults with Asperger’s can change how they think, feel and behave. A large number of people responded, many with stories of their personal attempts to change, others with … Read more

A comprehensive new analysis of past and current research found that 40 percent of adults with Asperger’s (Autism Spectrum Disorder) are depressed or have been depressed at some point in their lifetime. Depression is the most frequent condition that coexists … Read more

Asperger’s syndrome is predominately a relationship disorder, yet many people with Asperger’s seek out intimate, committed relationships. What happens when those relationships develop problems and the partners look for help? What help can they get and how does the process … Read more

The taker can only take those parts of ourselves that we give away.          Jenna Ryan I see people with Asperger’s syndrome as a bright thread in the rich tapestry of life.          Tony Attwood   I am often asked, … Read more

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