The Aspergers Autism Mystery Explained Maybe you’ve noticed by now that the term “Aspergers” isn’t used as often as in the past. Often you’ll hear the terms aspergers autism used interchangeably. As of October 2014, the American Psychiatric Association changed updated its diagnostic manual, and effectively discarded the term “Aspergers.” In this article, I’ll explain what […]
“The book you don’t read won’t help.” ~Jim Rohn Do you sometimes struggle knowing what books to read next? I typed “autism books” into my Amazon search bar, and came up with 16,678 books! Do you sometimes struggle with the question, “Why Read?” I mean, there are so many other ways to learn about autism […]
This video exposes Caucasian stereotypes about Asian Americans.
It got me thinking, “What kinds of stereotypes do neurotypical people have about Aspergians and autistics?”
And that’s where my latest Psychology Today blog article, Get Rid of These 3 Asperger Myths Once and For All, was born.
If you’re a neurotypical (non-Aspergian, non-autistic) reading this, ask yourself what “myths” you may have about Aspergians in your life.
If you’re an Aspergian or autistic, please be patient with neurotypicals, but point them to articles like this to educate them.
What Aspergers myths have you encountered? Please share them in the comments below to educate the neurotypicals who read this blog.