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You think people who have aspergers have a below average iq?

You think people who have aspergers have a below average iq?

Depends: In general, those with asperger's have a roughly normal to possible quite high iq. This partly is the way it's defined, because language development has to be at least "normal, " and that correlates highly with iq. So, these individuals have marked social impairments and odd behaviors but normal or better iq. ...Read more

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I was reading at a college level in fifth grade. I have Aspergers and ADHD. I was tested as having an IQ of 90 as a child. Is this possible, or MD?

Reading & IQ: It is best for you to get tested by a clinical psychologist who specializes in learning disorders and Aspergers. Group IQ tests such as given in schools are ok but not nearly as accurate and detailed as a one-to-one w/a pro. Same goes for achievement tests. Whatever the numbers say, just work on being the best person you can be, like the rest of us. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can any doc tell me what's the average IQ of a male teen with asperger's?

Can any doc tell me what's the average IQ of a male teen with asperger's?

IQ of people w': Aspergers is by definition at least average (90-109). It may be even higher. There is a lot of variation between various subsections of IQ test. So in some areas they may be above average while on others below average IQ. It is hard to get an exact accurate IQ because of these fluctuations. ...Read more

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Can aspergers last forever?

How long aspergers: Aspergers disorder is considered a life long condition. However, with learning social pragmatic skills and reduction of anxiety, individuals often seem more like those with non verbal learning disabilities as they get older. Key is to learn social pragmatics and how to control anxiety, either with cognitive behavioral training or with the help of medication. ...Read more

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How do you treat aspergers syndrome?

How do you treat aspergers syndrome?

Maybe with Oxytocin: Early trials with oxytocin have been encouraging. It will take some time however, for this treatment to effectively go mainstream. ...Read more

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What to do about aspergers syndrome!?

OASIS;MAAP: Usually, patients, family and friends can benefit from the support, advice, education and guidance of established organizations and associations. Oasis;maap is an association worthy of use. Their website is http://www.Aspergersyndrome.Org, and they can be contacted at 12196621311. ...Read more

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What to do if i need help about aspergers?

Please consider: consultation with a psychiatrist or psychologist. Take care. ...Read more

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Can aspergers people overthink and worry too much?

Aspergers worry: An integral part of having aspergers disorder is a very high anxiety level and rigid approach to life. Excessive worrying can be a debilitating condition. Cognitive behavioral therapy and involvement with social pragmatics groups may help develop a more resilient approach to thinking. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean to have a touch of aspergers?

Autism Spectrum D/O: You are being described by this comment, hopefully from a mental health professional, as having elements of what used to be called a pervasive developmental disorder or asperger's syndrome. This would imply interpersonal deficits accompanied by narrow obsessional interests. In the new dsm-v this is as an autism spectrum disorder. You might benefit from talking to a psychologist. ...Read more

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What is the best thing you can take if you have aspergers?

What is the best thing you can take if you have aspergers?

Others' guidance: Whatever Asperger's really is, it's a mix of strong assets (intellectual focus) and areas in which you'll have more difficulty than others. You'll have trouble reading body language, understanding others' feelings, learning to how to talk to others in ways that will be helpful to them and you. You may be unlikable without meaning to be. Get guidance from others, perhaps a specialist. ...Read more

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How can I know if I have female aspergers or something else?

Psychiatric eval: Asperger's is a clinical diagnosis which depends on mostly history comprising of basically three areas: developmental delays including speech delays, social delays and stereotypic behavior (repetitive). There may be family and other developmental issues of interest. A thorough evaluation should be able to answer this question, talk to your pcp first, if needed a referral to a psychiatrist. ...Read more

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Could a person have a mild case of aspergers and not realize it?

Yes, however,: If it is mild maybe it is some other diagnosis. One should get a consult with a local professional to decide on the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What would be a good way for me to feel about my aspergers brother?

Supportive: No one can ever tell you how you should feel. At the end of the day your feelings are yours to feel. Try to be supportive if you can. I'm sure he would appreciate having you and counting on you. ...Read more

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How is aspergers diagnosed in children? Are there any specific warning signs?

Aspergers diagnosis : Here is a video on spectrum testing that i think will help you. http://youtu.be/g7ke5d_115e. ...Read more

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I'm wondering why are most of the aspergers symptoms just symptoms of a brat?

Simplistic: Nobody knows what asperger's is, but the behaviors that you'll see often trouble these kids. They are often jerks but don't realize it, and find the world baffling and often terrifying. Discipline won't help but guidance and explaining kindly may help. By contrast, the real "brat" is likely to be diagnosed with "oppositional-defiant disorder" & understand the impact of his/her behavior well. ...Read more

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Can the human body have aspergers?

Aspergers: Aspergers disorder is a brain function, it is not a disorder of the whole body. ...Read more

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Is Aspergers a personality disorder?

Is Aspergers a personality disorder?

No: What was formerly called Asperger's is now included in the mild end of the spectrum of autism. It is not a personality disorder, rather a different way of being that is in the spectrum primarily because the social difficulties (social tone deafness) experienced is out of proportion to otherwise normal to very high intelligence. ...Read more

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Is there a way to overcome aspergers?

Helpful stuff: Asperger's is a combination of pluses and challenges. You can get educated, including some actual guidance, with social skills. Especially, Aspies do best if they say only nice things. Choose a sport that's about strength / endurance rather than team / coordination. A focus on science / tech wins; comics / train schedules / superstitions loses. If single's right for you, great. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How do I learn to cope with aspergers?

Do you have it?: U r wired differently and this has pluses. Relationships are more important than being right. Say only nice things. Talk about the other person's interests. Find a sport based on strength or stamina rather than teamwork or coordination. Immerse yourself in something useful to others (science). Apologize & say u r struggling to learn. Work hard to be kind to others, expecting nothing in return. ...Read more

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What to do if i can't get over aspergers?

Nothing to get over : Asperger is not an illness, it is a different way of seeing and relating to the world and often carries with it a lot of gifts.

See a professional with experience in helping you understand yourself and your strengths, overcome your weaknesses, accept who you are. ...Read more

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Help plz! Can shaking a baby cause aspergers?

Help plz! Can shaking a baby cause aspergers?

Shaking Baby: Shaking baby syndrome causes brain damage to the child due to violent rattling of the brain against the skull. Aspergers is a developmental disorder. The exact etiology is unclear, but is related to the inner wirings of the brain and not a structural injury. ...Read more

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Do i tell my teachers about having aspergers?

1st Parents and Doc: More is known about Asperger Syndrome today and more people, including educators, are familiar with this challenge. I would always recommend speaking with your family and physician to be sure you are aware what to expect. I think if everyone is in agreement, it is a good idea to communicate with teachers and school administrators who can be of great help to you in the school environment. ...Read more

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How to know if I have aspergers or schizotypal?

How to know if I have aspergers or schizotypal?

Differential: diagnosis is the term for sorting out the difference between two conditions that have overlapping symptoms. Making the type of diagnosis you seek can't be done w/out professional help. When a mental health professional makes the diagnosis, appropriate treatment can be offered. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How do I get my dad to understand my aspergers?

See Therapist: One of the difficulties that people suffering from aspoergers is communication and social interaction. It may help to write your dad a letter, explaining your issues (in writing) better if you can ask your primary care physician to invite your dad to participate in few sessions of family therapy . Your pcp can connect you with the right therapist with expertise in aspergers syndrome. Feel better. ...Read more

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What signs of aspergers did you see as a toddler?

What signs of aspergers did you see as a toddler?

Asperger: Main features are qualitative impairment in social interactions with lack of empathy, stereotyped restricted patterns of behaviors/activities/interests, no delay in cognitive development or language. Other associated features can include intense preoccupation with a narrow subject, clumsiness & restricted use of words. ...Read more

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I have aspergers with sexual problems, what to do?

Find a therapist: Who specializes in aspergers. The tv show parenthood has been dealing with an adult who has turned to therapy after realizing hat he has aspergers. It is very well done for a tv show. ...Read more

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With aspergers -- how do you handle behavior problems?

With aspergers -- how do you handle behavior problems?

Aspergers: The short answer is is with very patient but assertive parenting to correct the misbehaviors and direct the patient to more constructive behavior, the details depend on how old the child is. ...Read more

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I'm going to an aspergers assessment. What is it like?

Enjoy it: Since there's no pill or magic cure, the outcome's really moot. Everybody can benefit from some social skills training. Maybe you should choose a sport that's about strength / endurance rather than coordination / teamwork. Aspies enjoy tremendous advantages especially if they focus on science / tech, and if the single life's right for you, that's great. Be nice to others and embrace who you are. ...Read more

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Is there a link between speaking loudly and aspergers?

Is there a link between speaking loudly and aspergers?

Yes: Just as aspies tend to have poor physical coordination, modulating the speed, tone and volume of the voice may be difficult. Things that are obvious to others are seldom obvious to the aspie; criticism will only hurt and guidance is often very helpful. This isn't something that junior can handle on his own and a short course of speech therapy may be very helpful. ...Read more

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Does having aspergers make you more likely to have add?

Does having aspergers make you more likely to have add?

Aspergers: Yes actually. The super connected frontal lobes often make shifting attention and knowing what to focus on at the right time can be affected significantly i call it freight train brain. Learn more here. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xg1ngp1ngds. ...Read more