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“I see people with Asperger’s Syndrome as a bright thread in the rich tapestry of life.” – Tony Atwood You may be overwhelmed at first by a diagnosis of Aspergers. You may be thinking this isn’t me; this can’t possibly … Read more

Soon, Asperger’s Syndrome will no longer exist as an official diagnosis. Due to be published in May 2013 is a new edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM), the primary manual used by mental health clinicians to provide a … Read more

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

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