Special webinar on how to get extra ordinary results for children with Autism, ADHD and developmental difficulties

Just a quick blog to let readers of this site know about a special webinar that is created by Anat Baniel on how to get results for children with Autism, ADHD and developmental disorders. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); It details how parents and teachers and clinicians who treat children help those with special needs overcome Read More

What is PDD-Nos? Criteria and Symptoms

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); PDD Nos or Pervasive Development Disorder Not Otherwise Specified , is a type of diagnosis given to individuals on the autism spectrum. As a diagnosis, it fits somewhere between Aspergers syndrome and classic autism. Often it is used as a kind of catch all for those that do not fully fit Read More

People with high functioning Autism employed as software testers

  (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); There is tragically a high percentage of unemployment surrounding those with high functioning autism. Stigma and a lack of understanding have a lot to do with this fact. However, its not all bad, the brainy and intuitive traits of those with high functioning autism is now leading some employers to Read More

Aspergers Checklist

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); We recently discovered this Aspergers Checklist which gives a good level of detail into diagnosis of Aspergers. One of the interesting things it mentions is that Aspergers Syndrome is particularly difficult to diagnose in younger children and toddlers. It includes a number of factors which would not normally be used in the Read More

Interpreting Aspergers AQ Test Score

For those of you have taken the AQ / Autism Test, you are probably wondering what the results mean. While you’re interpreting the results, please bear in mind that the scores of the AQ test are based on statistical analysis of people with Autism who have taken the test and while it isn’t an exact Read More

Aspergers Syndrome Symptoms

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Due to the varied components of Aspergers Syndrome evident in each individual, it can be a difficult disorder to diagnose. Each person exhibits a different combination of symptoms although when a certain amount are present, a professional can correctly determine whether they have Aspergers. If you don’t find the below Read More

Aspergers syndrome, testing and understanding

Social Contact and Emotional Empathy Aspergers syndrome results in an inability to express, understand and interpret feelings. Feelings that can be within oneself or another, for AS sufferers it is the same. As a consequence of not being able to relate on a true emotional level, these individuals find extreme difficulty in developing social relationships. Something Read More

What is Aspergers Syndrome?

  This is a question that seems to be asked increasingly in our modern society. From engineers and computer programmers to quantum physicists, the highly intelligent but socially awkward populations of society are eventually beginning to find answers to the question they have always been busy with – “why am I different”. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle Read More

The Aspergers Test Explained

  The Aspergers test, officially the “AQ test” or “Autism Spectrum Quotient” was published by Simon Baron-Cohen and his colleagues at the Autism Research Centre in Cambridge, UK in 2001.[1] The test takes into account all of the factors listed above and aims “to investigate whether adults of average intelligence have symptoms of autism or Read More