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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

Are adults with Asperger’s syndrome more likely to feel and act aggressively than neurotypical people? If so, why? The first question is easy to answer – there is no evidence that people with Asperger’s are any more prone to aggressive … 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

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

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