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Social Outcasts

People with Aspergers Syndrome don’t choose to be social outcasts, in fact they want to be sociable, they want to be friends with people, they want to be ‘out there’. 690 more words

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What Goes Into Making a "Free" Stereo Work

One of the symptoms character traits of a person with Asperger’s syndrome is fixation on a single project, to the exclusion of everything else.  I am currently enjoying the fruits of such a fixation as I type this.   1,466 more words

My US-UK Reconciliation

Originally, I was going to call this post “Putting Stereotypes to Rest” but there is one more post about stereotypes I can go with before I can do so. 688 more words

Laundry on My Wedding Day

“Oh! Sarah!”

That evening, maybe an hour after returning home from my afternoon wedding and reception, my mother stopped me in the hallway while I was carrying a tray of wine and lemonade to the living room that had grown lively with my siblings and their families, some out-of-town friends, and my five- and seven-year-old sons from my former marriage. 729 more words

Aspergers Syndrome

"She has Asperger's Syndrome..."

We were at a splash pad. I was sitting in the shade on a bench next to another mom. My own mother had lovingly placed me there, insisting that I needed to cool off. 438 more words

What Matters Most

Spencer Reid, Criminal Minds: Asperger's Syndrome

This shouldn’t surprise anyone who has seen the show. In fact, the theory that Dr. Reid, the Behavior Analysis Unit’s resident genius has Asperger’s is so prevalent that the show even lampshades it in Season 8. 218 more words

Having Asperger's Syndrome in a Neurotypical World

DESCRIBING A FEW OF MY EXPERIENCES WITH HAVING A CONDITION ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER WHILE LIVING IN THE MAINSTREAM FOR OVER FORTY YEARS

There are approximately 20 million people in the world who have a high-functioning form of autism called Asperger’s Syndrome, which affects one’s ability – often in a negative way – to interact socially with the general public on a consistent basis. 742 more words

Asperger's Syndrome