Asperger’s syndrome student’s socialization skills soar, leading to award nomination

Whether you want to call it a stereotype or a defining trait, if there’s one constant among Asperger’s syndrome individuals, it’s that they have a hard time socializing. They’re socially awkward and uncomfortable around people. For many Aspies, it’s hard to make friends, particularly when you factor in a major transition, like moving to aContinue Reading

School sports serve as therapy for Asperger’s social interaction issues

I’m a big believer in the benefits of any organized activity for Aspies, but particularly organized sports that are safe and properly coached. Any sport with a deep regimen can help a kid with Asperger’s Syndrome succeed. That’s why I liked the newspaper story that got forwarded to me about Will Harvey. Will is aContinue Reading

Neurotypicals May Be at a Disadvantage to Asperger’s Syndrome

It’s common to hear that the founders of technology companies, such as Bill Gates, have Asperger’s Syndrome or at the very least have Aspie-like traits. That theory gained added support last week when Paypal co-founder Peter Thiel said, “Many of the more successful entrepreneurs seem to be suffering from a mild form of Asperger’s, whereContinue Reading