Psychology Blog

Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Asperger’s Syndrome are unrelated conditions, much like depression and anxiety are two separate disorders. Indeed, the official manual of psychiatric disorders, the DSM-IV, does not recognize any overlap between ADHD and Aspergers. Yet … Read more

Actually, there are many tests for Asperger’s Syndrome. Most are appropriate for children and adolescents and several are used for adults. The tests for children are either administered by a professional or require parents and teachers to rate children’s behavior. … Read more

At present, Asperger’s Syndrome cannot be cured. However, with help, many people with Aspergers go on to lead normal lives and even excel in numerous ways. Many people believe that asking whether Aspergers can be cured implies it is a … Read more

In my 20 years of work as an Aspergers psychologist, I have found six strategies that are most important in helping children and adults with Asperger’s Syndrome. Some of these strategies are more useful for children than adults and others … Read more

As an Aspergers psychologist, I’m often asked what causes Asperger’s Syndrome. Unfortunately, no one knows exactly what causes it. There is probably no single cause. It’s likely that a complex combination of factors unfold gradually (before and after birth) to … Read more

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