My life with autism from the non-verbal days and recommendations for bouncing boobs running tits to being a professor of special education, internationally known author and presenter on autism, and giving music lessons to children with autism.
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He played with such toys, on his own, for as long as he was allowed to continue.
This type of belief could be called a delusion, but is probably better termed an 'over-valued idea'.
Whilst it is not always possible, or appropriate, to confirm a diagnosis of Asperger syndrome from this assessment, whatever the outcome, we will try to offer suggestions and recommendations that might be helpful in improving your quality of life, if required.
Seventy-six per cent of the present author's series had special interests of this kind.
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Getting benefits and support is supposed to be based on what a person appears to need, not what diagnosis they have.
He is not socially withdrawn, but he prefers the company of adults to that of children of his own age, finding it difficult to understand the unwritten rules of social interaction.
Is autism an illness?
Sometimes the first signs that a young person may be autistic is when big changes are happening, such as:.
He said of himself, 'I am afraid I suffer from bad sportsmanship'.
Detailed epidemiological studies, based on total populations, are needed in order to establish which, if any, of these aetiological factors are relevant.
In adolescence and adult life, the inappropriate gait, posture and facial expression produce an impression of oddness.
He enacts actions involving cars, aeroplanes and so on, but never with other children.