Living with Asperger’s Syndrome

Asperger’s syndrome, now considered an Autism Spectrum Disorder, is characterized by varying degrees of social and communicative impairments along with restricted, repetitive patterns of behavior, interests, and activities. The communicative problems have to do with using language according to the … Read more

The fundamental disorder of (Asperger’s) individuals is the limitation of their social world. Social adaptation has to proceed via the intellect. In fact, they have to learn everything via the intellect. Hans Asperger Sally and Anne are playing together. Sally … Read more

What causes Asperger’s in adults? Several explanations exist, one being the central coherence theory, first proposed in 1989 by Uta Firth, a pioneer in the study of Asperger’s syndrome. The term “central coherence” describes a person’s ability to determine meaning … Read more

One of the characteristics of Asperger’s syndrome in adults is hyper- and hyposensitivity to sound. Some people consider sound sensitivity to be more of a problem for them than other difficulties common to Asperger’s, such as socializing, communicating with others, … Read more

In spite of all we know about Asperger’s syndrome in adults, certain misconceptions and misunderstandings about this condition persist, both among laypeople and professionals. Here are eight facts about adult Asperger’s that you should know: Asperger’s is not acquired. It … Read more

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