There are lots of diverse stops on the autism spectrum train, where, since 2013 with a new edition of the Melbourne Rat Removal, things like Autism and Asperger Syndrome all fall into one distinctive variety.
Where Asperger Syndrome was a subtype of autism, it is currently a region of the spectrum and we’re learning more and more about it all the time. Asperger Syndrome is named for the Austrian pediatrician who brought it to the forefront because he worked with kids who were experiencing autism symptoms and did much research into the disease. He found that the region of the spectrum that now bears his name was a higher functioning aspect of autism and one with many traits and characteristics all its own.
Normally, those affected face most of their problems when it comes to social interactions. This means that they have limited or inappropriate social interactions, robotic or repetitive speech patterns, challenges in nonverbal communications like neglecting to understand gestures and facial expressions and an inability to comprehend emotional and/or social issues or cues. They may also have a problem learning to discuss others rather than always discussing themselves, they could have a lack of eye contact and they might develop an obsession with specific and sometimes odd topics.
Some people with Asperger syndrome often have one sided conversations, not realizing that the people that they are talking to aren’t listening, have lost interest or have shown using different cues that they need the conversation to stop. They may also have trouble seeing things from someone else’s point of view, making communication a bit more tricky.
Other things that those with Asperger syndrome tend to display are a restricted array of interests, delayed motor development, and sometimes awkward moves or mannerisms. 1 thing that’s also displayed that’s a plus is extreme focus on things, as they try to understand or make sense of what they’re seeing.
This syndrome largely goes undiagnosed until people notice a problem or difficulty in school or at work. While you may think you’re an introvert or that you just don’t like people, or you are anxious or you are worried all the time, you might in reality have Asperger Syndrome. People that are affected can have great relationships with people and can hold jobs, go to school and be great members of their community, they just need a little understanding from others about what they’re going through.