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Aggressive Outbursts: ASD Symptom

Not everyone with high functioning Autistic Spectrum Disorder has aggressive outbursts or anger issues, but many do. And it is to do with nervousness and the inability to cope well with stress. The characteristics such as anger, being argumentative and … Continue reading

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The Growing Pains of a Teenage Genius

This week I was lucky to catch a TV documentary from last year on BBC iPlayer while it was still available; The Growing Pains of a Teenage Genius, about a 13-year-old autistic savant, Cameron Thompson, who was doing an Open … Continue reading

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Big Brother

I have a love/hate relationship with Big Brother, the TV show. Sometimes I hate the pettiness of some of the small-minded people, and an awful lot of the people attracted to applying for a show like this are very insecure, … Continue reading

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Argumentative: ASD Symptom

This is another big sign that someone is on the autistic spectrum, even if only mildly. I think there are several reasons that people with ASD will regularly argue with others. Their lack of perception will prevent them from recognising … Continue reading

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Does Karl Pilkington Have Aspergers?

Many believe Karl Pilkington has Asperger Syndrome, and I definitely think so too. In fact he appears to have so many symptoms of Aspergers, that I believe he is a “text book case” for high functioning Aspergers. For those who … Continue reading

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Being Argumentative – ASD Symptom

Being regularly argumentative is a big sign that a person could have high functioning Autistic Spectrum Disorder, and Aspergers in particular. I think it comes from a need to be heard and taken seriously, as well as often having to … Continue reading

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Highly Ambitious – ASD Symptom

“Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings” – Salvador Dali   Being highly ambitious is more common than you might think, among people with Autistic Spectrum Disorder; notably Asperger Syndrome. As you may have picked up on this site, … Continue reading

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