Aspergers is not only a social handicap, right?

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11 Jun 2014, 12:33 am

Dantac wrote:
Primarily it is a socializing disorder to those who are NT living in an NT world.
Exactly!

Dantac wrote:
If there was such a thing as an 'AS country' on the map we'd be seen as a different culture not a disorder.
Not unlike the case of the deaf community I believe.



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11 Jun 2014, 12:53 am

Simsam114 wrote:
Every human is a puzzle and it's never simple. You can't summarize a person with one or two labels.
How very true! I have worked in Special Education for a large part of my life, and I have always maintained that 'labels? primarily serve funding purposes and may at best provide some guidance regarding support.
Simsam114 wrote:
The term Aspie exists because there is indeed a mysterious link that sets certain people apart, but they're still individuals among each other.
like the misty water droplets colouring a rainbow over a waterfall . . .