aspergers psychologist dr kenneth roberson discusses the role of empathy understanding and communication in loving someone with aspergers.
A lot of men with aspergers as also called high functioning autism have never been diagnosed and are regarded as being eccentric a little odd or loners.
I am married to a man with aspergers i must say this has been the biggest challenge in my entire life although i do love my husband dearly i am finding myself slipping into feelings of resentment quite often.
Approximately 80 of grownups with aspergers and high functioning autism hfa do not have fulltime jobs not because they cant do the work but because they often have difficulty being socially acceptable while they get the work done.
aspergers is a developmental disability on the autism spectrum individuals with aspergers tend to have one or two highlyfocused interests and can talk at length about them without noticing when others are growing bored or disinterested in the conversation.
Although the answer to this question may seem simple it recurs with alarming regularity on aspie forums everywhere often it is confused with the aspies ability to find a partner or the famous aspie empathy problems these are different things altogether which ill hopefully discuss in followup posts.
Span classnews_dtsep 05 2018spannbsp018332aspergers syndrome is a neurobiological disorder considered to be part of the autism spectrum the exact cause of the condition is unknown although many experts believe there is a hereditary component aspergers syndrome can affect people of all races and socioeconomic backgrounds although it is three to four times more.
Recently i encountered a problem while collaborating with a group therapist with whom i share a patient my patient has progressed quickly in.
Thank you for this but i just tell everyone i never really find it that hard and i say it with pride because i am called a gem and a treasure and for that i really do appreciate my aspergers.