I see people with Asperger's syndrome as a bright thread in the rich tapestry of life.— Tony Attwood
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When the anger is intense, the person with Asperger's syndrome may be in a 'blind rage' and unable to see the signals indicating that it would be appropriate to stop. Feelings of anger can also be in response in situations where we would expect other emotions. I have noted that sadness may be expressed as anger.
Asperger's syndrome has probably been an important and valuable characteristic of our species throughout evolution.
From my clinical experience, I consider that children and adults with Asperger's Syndrome have a different, not defective, way of thinking.
I know of several children and adults (with Asperger’s Syndrome) who have reported a considerable reduction in visual sensitivity and sensory overload when wearing Irlen lenses.
Universities are renowned for their tolerance of unusual characters, especially if they show originality and dedication to their research. I have often made the comment that not only are universities a 'cathedral' for worship of knowledge, they are also 'sheltered workshops' for the socially challenged.
There are many facts within fiction. This captivating story provides invaluable insights into the childhood of a girl who has Asperger’s syndrome. Fiction allows the author to explore different perspectives and add poignancy to the experiences of sensory sensitivity and being bullied and teased of someone who has Asperger’s syndrome. The title Delightfully Different describes Asperger’s syndrome but also the qualities of this novel.
Girls are generally recognized as superior mimics.
Those with [Asperger's Syndrome] hold back and observe until they learn the 'rules', then imitate their way through social situations.