Category «Asperger’s Syndrome»

10 Characteristics of Asperger’s Syndrome

1. Difficulty Developing Friendships Children with Asperger’s syndrome may struggle to form and maintain friendships, due to a lack of social skills. They may lack the skills necessary to talk to other children or participate in group activities, though they may deeply long for this connection with their peers. 2. Selective Mutism Children with Asperger’s …

Asperger's Syndrome Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Asperger’s syndrome is a developmental disorder that makes it very hard to interact with other people. Your child may find it hard to make friends because he or she is socially awkward. People with Asperger’s syndrome have some traits of autism. For example, they may have poor social skills, prefer routine, and not like change. …

Top 10 Asperger Advantages and Disadvantages

This is adapted from something I posted June 18, 2010: Autistic Pride Day.  I’m bringing it over here because I’m thinking that if you or a loved one is newly diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome, you might not want to hear any more doom and gloom.  You can find plenty of that in the many wonderful, …

10 Symptoms of Asperger’s Syndrome: Know the Signs

Asperger’s syndrome is part of the autism spectrum disorder, also known as ASD. 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, brain imaging has …