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I have a client (14 years old) who was unofficially
I have a client (14 years old) who was unofficially diagnosed with Aspergers when she was much younger. Her parents took her to a social group at that time. The young woman is struggling with friendsh… read more
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why does my 12 half daughter with mild aspergers after spending a day with a friend and being very busy invite a friend for the night and then of course ignore her as she needs alone activities and be… read more
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My grandson has [mildish] Asperger, diagnosed around 5. He
My grandson has [mildish] Asperger, diagnosed around 5. He is now 20 and in his 3rd yr at university, coping ok academically. He has no special support of any kind. His parents have been reluctant to … read more
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My son is 34, living in Israel. He is married and has
My son is 34, living in Israel. He is married and has converted to Orthodox Judaism. He was never formally diagnosed but we have always thought of him as being at the Aspergers end of the Autistic spe… read more
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My adult daughter has inflexible thinking, anger management
My adult daughter has inflexible thinking, anger management problems, suffers from stress and lacks empathy. She is intelligent and has a specialized field of interest which is accounting (self-taught… read more
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My brother is an undiagnosed person with Autism. He has had
My brother is an undiagnosed person with Autism. He has had symptoms since birth. He is now 47 years old. He is being treated with drugs for schizophrenia and is not productive (sleeping most of the t… read more
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Our 19 year old son most probably suffers from mild
Hello, Our 19 year old son most probably suffers from mild Asperger. He was a "totally normal" boy (can´t see any deviation in his development) until the age 14-15. He was very bright, shy but always … read more
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I think my younger brother (33) may be on the spectrum. He
Hi I think my younger brother (33) may be on the spectrum. He is above average intelligence did well in his degree but has struggled in the 'real world' since he left university, finding it hard to ge… read more
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My 7 year old grandaughter was diagnosed at age 4. Since
My 7 year old grandaughter was diagnosed at age 4. Since then we have had her in 2 different preschools, at age 4 and 5, and then enrolled her in public school for kindergarten last year. This year sh… read more
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My grandson aged 6 was diagnosed with Aspergers Syndrome at
My grandson aged 6 was diagnosed with Aspergers Syndrome at the age of 5 after extensive assessment. He has an above average reading age, and a prodigious memory together with an interest and aptitude… read more
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Is Asperger's syndrome ever outgrown as a child gets older?
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Our just turned 4 yr old daughter just received a diagnosis
Our just turned 4 yr old daughter just received a diagnosis of Asperger's. While I was quite prepared for that (have an elder boy on the spectrum), I was less prepared for her score on the WPSSI 111 b… read more
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My daughter of 15yrs has been diagnosed with dyspraxia, and
My daughter of 15yrs has been diagnosed with dyspraxia, and exhibits some of the traits of Aspergers, being very poor socially and not having any real in-person friends. I feel my mother also has chal… read more
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We have a 15 year old grandson,, who we know is not
We have a 15 year old grandson, Sam, who we know is not functioning as the normal 15 year old. We have known for years he was not as the other children i.e. small in stature, not maturing, somewhat ob… read more
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My daughter was tested for aspergers just before her 16th
my daughter was tested for aspergers just before her 16th birthday, the end result stated she did not have aspergers, but had social and communication problems that were just as sevre. Because Ashley … read more
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Im just wondering if my 4 year old daughter could have
hi im just wondering if my 4 year old daughter could have aspergers. it is in the family her father has it and her uncle and cousin. she can communicate with family members or people she is familar wi… read more
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How much information do you think is appropriate to share
How much information do you think is appropriate to share initially with a 16 year old boy who most likely has AS in order to help him gain insight so that he might learn to adjust and adapt better so… read more
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My son has just been diagnosed with PDD-NOS. He has higher
Hi, my son has just been diagnosed with PDD-NOS. He has higher functioning Autism. He has many of the Aspergers traits but he is more social (i.e. he seeks social interaction, makes eye contact, likes… read more
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