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Doctor insights on: Aspergers In Adults Relationships

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How do people with asperger's cope with a romantic relationship? Do they get romantic at all?

How do people with asperger's cope with a romantic relationship?  Do they get romantic at all?

Depends on Severity: People with asperger's often become involved with romantic relationships, but this depends on how impaired they are in the area of social skills and relationships. Anyone who gets involved with a person with asperger's needs to be aware of their tendency towards quirky reactions along with a diminished awareness or regard for social cues. ...Read more

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Is there a relationship between Asperger and dysgraphia?

Is there a relationship between Asperger and dysgraphia?

No: Dysgraphia, which simply means bad handwriting, is completely different from and unrelated to asperger's disorder or autism. ...Read more

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Can there be a relationship between aspergers and dysgraphia?

Sometimes: An individual with dysgraphia could also meet criteria for aspergers but there are many people who only have dysgraphia. It is not uncommon for patients with autism spectrum disorder to have trouble with handwriting and written expression. The writing may be immature and the written language less complex. Interventions will be similar and the struggle lifelong so early intervention is key. ...Read more

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Any adivce for asperger's syndrome and interpersonal relationships/dating?

Any adivce for asperger's syndrome and interpersonal relationships/dating?

Getting comfortable: Alot of pt with aspergers are different and have different interest so found at platforms which share common interests, going to history groups, museums, computer gatherings, atypical games, alot of communities have created platforms for these GT groups who share aytipical and rare iterests r. ...Read more

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Is there a connection between aspergers and alzheimers?

Not directly: There is no evidence that folks with preexisting aurtism spectrum disorders are at higher risk of developing any form of dementia; there is a risk that is higher for downs syndrome however. ...Read more

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Which substances & therapy-like things are most beneficent for adults with aspergers & vice-versa?

Insight: To my knowledge, no medication, and especially no herbal / "pop" remedy will touch Asperger's. The key is to learn about other people, how to read them, how to relate to them, how to capitalize on your intellectual gifts and power to focus, how to find a sport that's right for you (strength / endurance, not ream or coordination) and how to be happy in a world where there are no quick fixes. ...Read more

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Please tell me what substances & therapy-like things are most beneficent for adults with aspergers & vice-versa?

Please tell me what substances & therapy-like things are most beneficent for adults with aspergers & vice-versa?

A therapist who: Specializes in aspergers is a good way to go. He/she will help you develop social skills that may not come as easily to you as to some. Embrace who you are, aspergers and all. We all have challenges of one sort or another, yours may be a bit more visible at times. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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They say my adflne is caused by a genetic alteration and maybe there's a connection with asperger, since the tests prove I have the symptoms. Correct?

Unclear: I hadn't heard of or seen that before, so i googled those letters: adflne and didn't come up with anything. Sorry. It may be a genetic marker, of which there are many different ones. Maybe a medical geneticist would know? Also, there really is not much that can actually be done to change the genes we have. Have you read: asperger syndrome by tony attwood? I think it's excellent. Best wishes. ...Read more

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