The importance of Asperger’s Syndrome as a unique clinical diagnostic category…

On page 1 of his fundamental summary of (Classic) "Autism and Asperger's Syndrome", S. Baron-Cohen (2008) lists as "Key Points" the two, overlappingly different subgroups of what has come to be known as the "Autistic Spectrum". "Classic autism and Asperger syndrome share two key features:          -Social communication difficulties          -Narrow interests and repetitive actions.  But they … Continue reading The importance of Asperger’s Syndrome as a unique clinical diagnostic category…

The Asperger Individualism

Throughout my life and modest literary endeavours, I firmly acknowledged the supreme primacy of detail before the whole, for reasons too obvious to state… Nevertheless, since discovering that I live with Asperger's on the neuro-divergent side of existence, I realised that the term autism was coined from the Greek autos which means self, as an … Continue reading The Asperger Individualism