Please enter your location to help us display the correct information for your area. Typical to strong verbal language skills and intellectual ability distinguish Asperger syndrome from other types of autism. The tendencies described above vary widely among people. Many learn to overcome their challenges by building on strengths.
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Is an adult with Asperger syndrome sitting in your waiting room?
Maybe they are even in your family. They are often physically awkward and socially tactless. They seem to be perfectionists but often live in chaos. They know more about some obscure or highly technical subject than seems possible — and go on and on about it.
Verified by Psychology Today. The Autism Advocate. Usually, I write about children or adolescents on the autism spectrum. Asperger Syndrome AS is a high functioning form of autism that has only been an official diagnosis since