I think that the human species is and always has been diverse in a wide variety of ways, including neurologically, and at different times and places I think that diversity has just been handled differently and has posed more or less of a problem
We are a group of students at the University of Chicago who have Asperger's Syndrome and High Functioning Autism, and we're here to provide a window into the autistic worldview. We can provide information from our own personal experience, point you towards information in the thriving online autistic community, or give you a history of Middle English Pronouns. We're aspies. Between us, we know a lot of random stuff.
General information site by a concerned father who happens to be dwelling on the high end of Asperger's himself.
In the last few years special educators and "regular ed" teachers have become aware of the growing number of autistic students in their programs. Within that group are students identified as "Asperger Syndrome" or high functioning autistics. They are a complicated group!
My name is Suz and I was diagnosed with this condition in 2002 at the age of 25. I made this site so I could bring together everything I have learnt since then so I could share it with other people.
An inter-active web site that allows individuals with Asperger's Syndrome, their families and anyone with an interest in Asperger's to interact and support one another as well as share ideas and problem solving strategies and suggestions. The web site is also intended to create access for professionals and public policy makers so they can learn directly from primary and secondary consumers.
I co-founded the Asperger's Resource Group with colleague Linda Baker in 1996. Since then, Linda and I have been the recipients of several grants supporting this work, including one from the Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation as well as a PEPSI grant. We produced a 30-minute documentary entitled: Understanding Asperger's (2000) which is available online.
General information site.
Asperger Syndrome support and information
General information site.
Provides support and information concerning Asperger's Syndrome.
Aspergian Pride advocates recognition and acceptance of the autistic community as an intelligent, competent minority group with many worthwhile qualities. This site contains articles, web links, and forums that present positive views of autistic identity as a unique, meaningful culture and as a way of being. Here we affirm our strengths, our joy in life, and the value of our existence as capable, healthy, purposeful individuals within the normal range of human variation. We are a part of creation in all its beauty and wonder.
This site exists to provide user contributed information, resources, and links about Autism and other NeuroAtypical conditions.
I wish to see people diagnosed, and correctly diagnosed, if they are having problems, and would therefore be helped by obtaining the correct diagnosis.
Although the criteria state no significant delay in the development of language milestones, what you might see is a 'different' way of using language.
Welcome to The Geek Syndrome. This is a popular name for Asperger's Syndrome. The name Geek Syndrome was coined after more people in Silicon Valley were diagnosed with aspergers, and were also computer workers - and geeks. Please try our aspergers test, it for for interest only, and of course cannot be diagnostic. 9 out of 10 people with aspergers who take the quiz get a score of 25 or higher.
Due to the similarity of behaviors associated with autism and PDD, use of the term pervasive developmental disorder has caused some confusion among parents and professionals. However, the treatment and educational needs are similar for both diagnoses.
A nonprofit organization dedicated to providing information and advice to families of More advanced individuals with Autism, Asperger's syndrome, and Pervasive developmental disorder.
I have 2 beautiful autistic boys (ages 4 and 8) who are my life. I've been happily married for 10 wonderful years to my other half named Mike. I discovered I had Asperger's Syndrome shortly after my first son was diagnosed autistic.
Comprehensive online information resource.
This site is unique for a few reasons. One, moderation always considered free speech to be the most important freedom granted to each individual that chooses to become a member. Second, we have the space and bandwidth to grow. Third but not the least it is the goal of this site to bring together people with Aspergers Syndrome world-wide.
Well-known Asperger Syndrome researcher.
It's possible to have the intellectual and verbal skills necessary for university-level academic work, and at the same time to experience the social handicaps and other problems that characterize the autistic spectrum.
We provide a forum, where members can communicate with each other, an article section, where members may read and submit essays or how-to guides about various subjects, and a chatroom for real-time communication with other Aspies.