Take the online Asperger’s Test

Suspect you or someone you know has Aspergers? Take this short online Asperger’s Test developed by the Cambridge Autism Research Center. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); You have probably arrived at this page because you suspect yourself or someone you care about has Aspergers Syndrome (AS) or High Functioning Autism (HFA).  It hasn’t been until Read More

Asperger’s and OCD – Obsessional Behaviours, Diagnosis and Treatment Options

Today we are very happy to have a guest blog post on Asperger’s and OCD from Carol Edwards. Carol is a Cognitive Behavioral Therapist who specializes in the area of OCD. We hope you enjoy this posts which illustrates that while the two conditions have overlaps, they are not always the same. Asperger’s and OCD – Obsessional Behaviours, Diagnosis 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