Asperger’s and Relationships

Studies show that women with Asperger’s are diagnosed less frequently than men and thus less likely to get the help they need. They require more severe symptoms, greater behavioral problems, and more overall evidence of Asperger’s than men, even though … Read more

________________________________________________ “His interest in me is as a companion and as a comforter in times of stress. He seems oblivious of me as a woman. After 42 years together, he still has no idea of what I would like for … Read more

The overall goals of therapy for adults with Asperger’s syndrome are twofold:  To understand better one’s behavior and how it impacts one’s life. To develop the skills that are important for effective functioning.  These two broad goals are achieved when … Read more

Does it makes sense to find out if you have Asperger’s syndrome, and if so, what should you anticipate? Are there real advantages to knowing? Would a diagnosis of Asperger’s be inviting any unexpected problems? Is there any point in … Read more

Suicide is a difficult topic to discuss. However, studies indicate that attempted and completed suicides among adults with Asperger’s have increased recently, and there is growing concern that ignoring, even minimizing this problem, will only heighten the future risk of … Read more

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