This forum is for autistic and asperger adults. Here, we can speak of issues we meet as adults. This forum is open only to those on the autism spectrum.
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GILLBERG'S CRITERIA FOR ASPERGER'S SYNDROME (1991)
1. Severe impairment in reciprocal social action
(a) inability to interact with peers (at least with the four boys)
(c) lack of appreciation of social cues (I think; the boys made him into a rather gullible person in the past)
2. All-absorbing narrow interest
(a) exclusion of other activities
(c) more rote than meaning (I think)
3. Imposition of routines and interests
(a) on self, in aspects of life
(b) on others
4. Speech and language characteristics
(c) formal, pedantic language
(d) odd prosody, peculiar voice characteristics (stutters sometimes)
(e) impairment of comprehension including misinterpretations of literal/implied meanings
5. Non-verbal communication problems
(a) limited use of gestures (I think)
I have enjoyed many episodes of South Park. Not sure though...I'll have to watch Butters more carefully....
Does anyone consider that a lot of writers may have AS and therefore write about what they know?
And btw, how AS is the Simpson family? people say Im a cross between Homer Simpson and Ozzie Osbourne.
Below is a link to a site with a list of people (fictitious and otherwise) who have autistic traits.
Pretty interesting stuff...
Yeah, I think I have already visited that site, I tend to take those lists with a grain of salt these days, unless it specificly says the person in question has had an offical dx.
Pretty interesting stuff, considring the site is made by someone from England.
What does being from England make that list interesting?
I'm from Australia, does that make my post interesting? :-)