She compiled this list after working with many women on the spectrum. The list is based on her clinical anecdotal evidence and research by other well-known professionals. This list is a result of her reflections, observations and experience, and is written in no particular order. Her point profile was created for females who are self-diagnosing or considering formal diagnosis, and to assist mental health professionals in recognizing Asperger Syndrome in adult females.
A Lost Generation: Growing Up with Autism Before the "Epidemic"
Top definition. Asperger's Syndrome unknown. A relatively mild variant of autistic spectrum disorder ASD , marked by a watered-down version of autistic symptoms e. It is often associated with high IQ as their need for logic and often above-average mathematical and scientific skills make them STEM graduates.
You have nothing to support your claim that many assholes have asperger's; nor the converse that many people with asperger's are assholes. I used to volunteer for an organization that helped people with mental disabilities. One of the primary symptoms of Asperger's Syndrome is a demonstrated lack of empathy for other people, which makes social interactions very difficult.
Asperger's Syndrome is a neurologically-based developmental disorder. The exact cause is unknown, but experts believe it is a complex condition involving multiple genetic and environmental components--no one gene or single environmental factor causes AS. Asperger's Syndrome is similar in many ways to autism. Despite early theories suggesting the possibility, we now know that parenting style does not cause any of the Autism Spectrum Disorders. The number of individuals affected by Asperger's Syndrome is not well known, as an accurate diagnosis can be difficult to make.