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4 important facts and misconceptions about Asperger’s syndrome

– the kind of reaction you would expect of anyone dealing with those problems?

1. Autism isn’t of course unique in being associated with violent behavior. Kids and adults with a diagnosis of ADHD are often also diagnosed with “opposition defiance disorder” and that in turn can be linked with violent behavior.

2.The root of Asperger’s, like autism, is largely a mystery. Current research suggests it’s connected to early developmental changes in brain structure, which may be caused by “abnormal migration of embryonic cells during fetal development” that “rewires” a person during early childhood, according to the NIH.

3 .People with Asperger’s typically have an “unusual preoccupation” with very specific subject. “Basically, you get an individual who might have a real restricted repertoire of things they are interested in,

4. Individuals growing up with Asperger’s often shy away from human contact, which can kick off a vicious cycle of social alienation.


Father and Son and Asperger’s

Father and Son and Asperger’s

Father & Son and Asperger’s is a book written by a dad who find out his son has Asperger’s  who writes a book about parenting his son Cubby teaching him the finer points of etiquette. The book also has topics ont parenting guide, part courtroom drama, part catalog of the travails and surprising joys of life with the high-functioning form of autism called Asperger’s syndrome, this memoir will offer all parents — but particularly fathers — a lot to think about. That its author was almost 40 when he learned he had Asperger’s (a discovery he described in his first memoir, “Look Me in the Eye”), and that he eventually learned his son had the condition as well, make their story more remarkable, but do nothing to diminish its relevance even for readers with no personal experience of autism.


I love someone who has Autism

I love someone who has Autism

Parents Who Use Force to Discipline May Increase Autism Risk in Their Grandchildren

Major brain structures implicated in autism.

Major brain structures implicated in autism. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


Hi Good afternoon to you all. I run across this article on Cafe Mom that was on the Autism Spectrum Support which states parents who use force to discipline my have increase autism risk in the next generation of your family line. Do you agree with This?  They say women who endured the most stress  from abuse is 60% more likely to have child on the autism spectrum,and those who were abused 3.5 had a higher rate of having a child with autism. The Harvard school of public health has conducted this study for 20 years with author Andrea L. Roberts. To read more on this article go to


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