Category Archives for "Aspergers Syndrome"

Aspergers and suicide rates

  Todays article comes to us from Robert Laing who addresses a very important topic: Aspergers and Suicide. I have had many dark thoughts, which stem from having Asperger Syndrome. I’m too stupid. I’m too immature. I’m not good enough. I haven’t got what it takes. I can’t get along with everyone else. You are […]

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What Would Einstein Say About Autism Today?

A Short Story: Part Fiction, Part Science, Part Philosophy All Heart Written By Cornelius (Bushy) Van Eck and Clayton Nuckelt  Albert Einstein was one of the greatest and well known scientists of his time. If he were alive today, what would he say about autism? I believe it would go something like this:  You don’t know […]

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Aspergers and thinking differently

We just wanted to share this video with you today, it kind of sums up why there is nothing wrong with thinking differently. One of the symptoms associated with Asperger’s Syndrome is the narrow range of interests that one can become obsessive in. Often people with Autism develop “special hobbies”,  becoming totally obsessive around a […]

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Our Top Ten Books on Autism and Aspergers

  Emotional Mastery For Adults with Asperger’s This book was written in response to many of the questions about anxiety, depression and the frustration of living with Asperger’s that we received from readers of this website. One of the things that people with Aspergers struggle with is their emotions. This book gives a lot of […]

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A look at Aspergers Syndrome and Anxiety

Anxiety poses one of the core challenges for people with Asperger’s Syndrome and other types of autism. There is a great deal of anxiety already inherent in the condition itself, which is then further intensified by social pressure and hypersensitivity to outside stimuli, another common symptom of autism. According to conservative estimates, 65% of adults […]

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Aspergers Syndrome Symptoms

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 conclusive, you may want to […]

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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”. Tragically the people […]

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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 […]

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