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globalwolf2010
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09 Oct 2012, 4:23 pm

chris5000 wrote:
I think for the Amish its easier for apsies because theres a path that is already laid out for everyone. the day is predictable you are around the same people always so you get used to them. it seems like a much easier environment to adapt to.


Probably that, too. The simpler and more delineated social expectations could be helpful. It might also help that they're both working toward a standard of behavior that requires a lot of effort (the Amish lifestyle wouldn't be tremendously easy to maintain).



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10 Oct 2012, 9:19 am

"Asperger syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Asperger syndrome, or a subtype of Asperger syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population. "

http://www.rightdiagnosis.com/a/asperge ... /intro.htm

I found another article:

http://www.autism.org.uk/about-autism/s ... rders.aspx