Aspergers

Asperger’s Syndrome is a subtype within the autism spectrum. It is also referred to as “high-functioning autism.” Asperger’s is characterized by challenges in social interaction, repetitive behaviors, and intense interests. It’s often accompanied by strengths in areas such as attention to detail or specialized knowledge. This highlights the neurodevelopmental diversity within the broader autism spectrum.

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What to expect after your autism diagnosis

What to Expect After An Autism Diagnosis: A Guide for the Newly Diagnosed

If you or a loved one has recently received an Autism diagnosis, you may feel a mix of emotions. Many of our clients feel a sense of relief after being diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), feeling like they finally know a deeper truth about themselves. Their new diagnosis explains so much about their lives […]

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Understanding Monotropism and Autism: A Unique Perspective

Monotropism is a term that has gained attention in recent years, particularly in the autism community. But what exactly is monotropism, and why is it important to understand? In this article, we’ll explore the definition of monotropism, its connection to autism, and how it can provide a unique perspective on the world. What is Monotropism?

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Is Autism Really A Disorder?

  According to DSM-5 and many specialists, Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder that impacts communication, social interactions, and behavior. Also referred to as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Autism encompasses various symptoms with differing severity levels. Autism symptoms Level 1 Autism or (formally) Asperger’s is considered an official disorder by both DSM-5 and most experts. People

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Explained by a Psychologist: Asperger’s or Autism – What’s the Deal?

In the past few years, the term Aspergers has been removed from psychologists’ diagnostic language. Why was this? Do we still use the term? Is it Asperger’s or Autism? What’s the deal? What is (Was) Asperger’s? Asperger’s syndrome (AS) is a form of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) that affects social interaction and communication. It is

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