Interesting Notes on Asberger’s Syndrome

We all know someone who is seemingly cold and distant, but seem to think everything is fine; I certainly have this in my family.



From a very busy girl sometimes blogging at
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From Medicine.net, some of the symptoms that may be present are:

  • Lack of social awareness;
  • Lack of interest in socializing/making friends;
  • Difficulty making and sustaining friendships;
  • Inability to infer the thoughts, feelings, or emotions of others;
  • Either gazing too intently or avoiding eye contact;
  • Lack of changing facial expression, or use of exaggerated facial expressions;
  • Lack of use or comprehension of gestures;
  • Inability to perceive nonverbal cues or communications;
  • Failure to respect interpersonal boundaries;
  • Unusually sensitive to noises, touch, odors, tastes, or visual stimuli;
  • Inflexibility and over-adherence to or dependence on routines; and
  • Stereotypical and repetitive motor patterns such as hand flapping or arm waving.
  • Language may be interpreted literally, and difficulties can arise with interpreting language in a specific context.
  • There are difficulties with understanding the subtle use of language, such as irony or sarcasm.

For a great look at men who may have Asberger traits, read this fascinating article: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/home/you/article-2557765/Is-man-wired-differently.html

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