6 Questions You Need To Ask About Aspergers Autism

Where Did "Aspergers" Go?

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 Amazingly Simple Way to Understand Autism

There is more treasure in books than in all the pirates’ loot on Treasure Island. ~Walt Disney You think you know a group of people.  Until you meet them. Last week I was listening to one of my favorite radio shows, Snap Judgment.  In one particular episode, Darryl Davis told his story of how, as […]

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Aspergers Myths

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.