Psychology Blog

Asperger’s syndrome and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are considered separate, distinct conditions, having different origins and different sets of symptoms, each requiring different diagnostic guidelines. In actuality, this assumption of a clear, significant distinction between these disorders is debatable. … Read more

No two adults with Asperger’s syndrome are exactly alike. In fact, there is a wide variety of ways in which this condition presents itself. Some people have certain signs of Asperger’s and others have different indicators. The degree of Asperger’s … 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

Temple Grandin, the well-known scientist, professor and autism spokesperson, believes there are three principle types of thinking in people on the autistic spectrum, including those with Asperger’s. Although each person is strongest in one of these types, any one person can have a mixture of two or three. Continue reading

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

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