Living with Asperger’s Syndrome

Adult Asperger’s cannot be cured, say the experts. The reasons are twofold. First, Asperger’s is believed to be caused by disturbances in the development of the central nervous system, causing the child, and later the adult, to behave in ways … Read more

If you’ve met one person with Asperger’s, you’ve met one person with Asperger’s­­—Stephen Shore Why should I cry for not being an apple, when I was born an orange.—Donna Williams Showing kindness towards those who are different and embracing our … Read more

The core features of Asperger’s syndrome in adults include difficulty in social interactions; impairments in verbal and non-verbal communication; and restricted, repetitive, and stereotyped patterns of behaviors, interests, and activities. In addition to these core symptoms, however, approximately 80% of … Read more

Maxine Aston (2001) in her study of Asperger’s and sexual intimacy found that fifty percent of Asperger’s (AS) and neurotypical (NT) couples had no sexual activity within their relationship. In fact, “there was no affection or tactile expression whatsoever.” Indeed, … Read more

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

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