From the history of the disease...
Cranks, bore, strange - often for
These labels are hidden by real innate differences having as
their strengths and their weaknesses.
Back in the 1940s
years Austrian psychiatrist Hans Asperger described children who have
There are big problems in communication, despite the normal, and sometimes
Even very high intelligence. Asperger himself called them «Little
Professors». Despite the fact that Asperger worked for a long time, the concept
«Asperger Syndrome» it became actively used only in the last
years, and most people, even specialists, do not know about him. Syndrome
Asperger is part of the so-called «autistic spectrum». But if Sam is
Autism is associated with severe speech delay and striking
differences, then Asperger's syndrome is something like autism in very
Since childhood, people with Asperger syndrome feel,
that they differ very much from others. Many in their stories
They say that perceive themselves aliens with another planet, which
have to deal with incomprehensible customs of earthlings. Their differences also
Rarely accepted by others: for example, the overwhelming majority of children with
Asperger syndrome is subject to systematic injury at school.
Many of them have intelligence above average and strongly developed
logical thinking. For example, it is likely that Asperger Syndrome
Albert Einstein, the former two-room at school and the famous
dislike for social events, as well as many other famous
Cause Asperger's syndrome, like all variations
Autism spectrum, - congenital genetic features. According to
Latest data, belonging to the autistic spectrum is determined
A few genes. This is not a disease that can or need
«cure» or «to correct» - This is a part of a person who has its own
pros and cons.
People with Asperger Syndrome
Asperger's syndrome has perception other than most
of people. Differences in thinking and difficulties in communication mainly
related to the fact that information from the senses is processed by them
Every person with Asperger's syndrome has its own
Features feelings. For example, some are too sensitive to sharp
sounds, others - do not put the flashing lamps, which no one besides them
notes, others - can not understand when they are hungry, and when not.
prolonged impact on sense organs leads to «Touch
Overload» - A person loses the ability to work, becomes
irritable or, on the contrary, flows into a stupor. Man with syndrome
Asperger is important to learn how to control the volume of sensory information to
avoid overload and on time to recover.
people during communication 95-97% of the information get from «Body language» and
intonations of another person, although not aware of this. People with syndrome
Asperger «Blinds» in relation to other gestures and shades of speech, so
notice only what has been said, and literally.
For example, a person may not feel someone else's bodily borders and stand
too close «Navisaya» Above the interlocutor, and causing
Any social situations, especially unfamiliar,
cause such a person «Sensory overload», depletion. Other
People literally «load» them, not because they are something
uncompatible, but simply because communication loads the senses. So
that a friend's party or a hike in a nightclub for most people
autistic spectrum is not a way to leisure, but a real torture.
People with Asperger Syndrome do not perceive those uncommitable social
The laws that we assimilate by experience. It's just those people who like
in a famous anecdote, to the question «How are you?» Start really
tell me how they are doing. And if they say «Call any time»,
can call at three o'clock in the morning with a clean conscience. Full inability
Understand hints I «read between the lines» - complicates relations S
others, but it is necessary to remember that the reverse side of this -
Honesty and straightness. Many people with Asperger Syndrome in general
don't know how to lie, and the intrigue on their part does not have to.
people with Asperger syndrome poorly recognize the tone of the voice from others, they are not
Understand emotional intonations in childhood, and their own voices
often seem hard or impassive, just because they
There is no familiar emotional color. Very often a person with
this speaks in his native language «With accent» - It seems that he is a foreigner,
Although it is not clear what nationality.
Also in people with this
Syndrome can be strange, for example, «Jumping» Gait, unusual
gestures and lack of usual «Body language». All this does not mean that these
People do not experience strong emotions or indifferent to the feelings of others.
Quite the opposite, many people with asperger syndrome painfully
experience any other suffering. The problem here is B «Difficulties
Exceptions of the autistic spectrum is so-called «Special
Interests», That is what he is interested in most of what he wanted
would devote all your life. Interests may be ordinary, for example,
Painting, translation from a foreign language or physics. Sometimes special
Interests look exotic - the history of teddy toys or learning
Train timetables. When a person with Asperger's syndrome is engaged in,
that he is interested in, he sees nothing and does not hear, demonstrating a rare
Competence in the selected area.
No better way to help in
study to a child with Asperger syndrome than to use his special
interest. It is also very important that the place of work of a person with syndrome
Asperger coincided, one way or another, with his special interest. In that
Case Employer will be actually an ideal employee who
really loves work and ready to work in the day and night. Wherein
Unusual thinking of people with Asperger syndrome often gives birth to new,
Non-traditional approaches. As employees, people with Asperger syndrome -
Inborn «Generators ideas». True, the soul of the team they are unlikely
They will also be at corporate parties, they are also better not to wait, however, in
most professions need not at all.
from the main problems of people with Asperger's syndrome in that those surrounding
understand their features, and explain them «Abnormality»,
«Escape» or «Lazy». The problem is that they expect those
standards and behaviors as from most people and themselves
autistic spectrum, often impose inadequate requirements.
It is important to understand that a person can be talented and successful in one, and
Noncompeatient in another, even if it is another such simple thing as
conversation by phone or just a secular conversation. However, it is important
understand with respect to all people - we exaggerate our resemblance and often
We do not notice or discriminate people with differences, and this applies not
Only to Asperger Syndrome. After all, in the end, in reality we all
with one planet.