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10 Things People with Asperger’s Syndrome Want You to Know

An estimated 68 million people are known to have Asperger’s syndrome, which was more recently folded under the umbrella heading of Autism Spectrum Disorder in the U.S. However, numerous researchers believe that this number is actually probably much higher because many adults with this condition have never been diagnosed. If you know, or suspect,...

10 Symptoms of Asperger’s Syndrome: Know the Signs

Asperger’s syndrome is part of the autism spectrum disorder, also known as ASD. According to medical experts, it is a mild form of autism and generally manifests without extreme mental disabilities. The main outward characteristics of a person with Asperger’s syndrome are poor social skills, lacking nonverbal communication, and being clumsy. Unlike other forms of autism,...

Boy With Asperger’s Kisses His Mom For First Time After Adopting Loving Rescue Pit Bull-Term Life

A rescue dog became so much more than just a furry friend for one teen. Amanda Granados’ son Joey was diagnosed with Asperger syndrome when he was 7 years old. Because of his disorder, the now-14-year-old, who lives in Los Angeles, has trouble with physical contact or showing affection. This all changed, however, when his...

Caring for Michael 13 Rules of Survival with Asperger’s Disorder

You are the caregiver and they are the patient. It can be very easy to slip into their world. It takes a conscious effort to avoid. Do not get caught up in their craziness. Be the alpha dog, be strong, be kind and above all else, be consistent!  Michael will say, “The rules did...

Aspergers Adults with Generalized Anxiety Disorder-Term Life

Aspergers adults with Generalized Anxiety Disorder go through the day filled with exaggerated worry and tension, even though there is little or nothing to provoke it. They anticipate disaster and are overly concerned about health issues, money, family problems, or difficulties at work. Sometimes just the thought of getting through the day produces anxiety. Generalized...

Family appeal for information after son with Aspergers syndrome goes missing from Harrow

Connor Peel, 20, was last seen at Rayners Lane Tube station in the evening nearly a week ago A family are appealing for information that could help them find their 20-year-old son after he went missing in Harrow . Connor Peel, 20, was last seen between 6pm and 7pm at Rayners Lane Tube station on Thursday...

Autism Awareness Day 2016: What’s The Difference Between Autism And Asperger’s Syndrome?Term life

One in 68 children in the United States has autism spectrum disorder, a rate that has increased significantly since the 1980s, yet many people still do not understand the disorder. Diagnosis has changed since clinicians first recognized autism, becoming more fluid. This can add to the uncertainty surrounding the disorder, especially when people try to find...

Girls with Asperger’s Syndrome: Early Diagnosis Is Critical-Term Life

Why Are Girls Rarely Diagnosed with AS?Girls who have Asperger’s Syndrome (AS) are primarily different—not regarding the core characteristics of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) but rather in their reaction to being different. Girls often use constructive coping and adjustment strategies to effectively camouflage their confusion in social situations and may achieve superficial social success...

10 Most Common Symptoms of Asperger’s-Term Life

Asperger’s syndrome is a kind of pervasive developmental disorder, or PDD. A PDD combines a number of symptoms and conditions that result in the delaying of the development of normal human skills. Largely, the skills affected are social skills, and the ability to communicate with others. Asperger’s manifests in lots of different ways, and not...

Life with Aspergers Adult Meltdowns and the Problems of Restraint

I was asked by a reader if I could write something about Adult Meltdowns.  This is my attempt.  It’s not terribly good because I find this topic very difficult to write about.  In children, meltdowns are sometimes incorrectly referred to as “tantrums”.  I’ve talked about the differences between a meltdown and a tantrum before...

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