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What Do You Do During Aspergers Anger
A student with : Autistic Spectrum Type 1, formerly Asperger Syndrome, who attends a publicly-funded university needs to apply for accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act at matriculation, even if he doesn't want to, in order to get changes in dorm room, educational accommodations, social support or mental health care. See www.saddleback.edu/uploads/dsps/documents/Sabbatical_Report.pdf. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Asperger's syndrome is a developmental disorder affecting a person's ability to socialize and communicate effectively. Common symptoms include unusual nonverbal communication, not being sensitive of others' feelings, having difficulty understanding humor, and speaking ...Read more
Since i've got asperger's I can't avoid to be anxoius during exams at university and this doesn't allow me to think deeply. How could I suppress it?
Several techniques: Many people get anxious taking tests, whether you have asperger's or not. There are medications used for performance anxiety, like having to get up before people to speak or perform. But I have not heard them used for test anxiety. Mostly, learning relaxation techniques can help in this situation. Making sure you have had plenty of sleep, eating regularly, and not having too much caffeine ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does asperger's syndrome worsen? Do the symptoms increase in intensity, especially during or near puberty?
Of course: The young aspie child who was fascinated with train schedules was "cute". At puberty, the lack of physical coordination / team sports aptitude, odd speech & interests, & inability to understand others / poor social aptitude become far more obvious and cause the individual much pain as the physical and emotional needs of the new teen suddenly erupt. Good guidance is everything. ...Read more
My heart beats fast and I feel panicky during every episode. It feels like I'm not in my body. Is it panic attacks? I have Aspergers and anxiety.
Therapy?: Provided there is no physiological reason for your symptoms, have you yet tried any form of psychotherapy? Typically, the optimal combination of things to treat emotional issues such as anxiety or depression is medication (which, on your best day, is supposed to take the edge off symptoms) but the real gruntwork takes place in psychotherapist's consulting room. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Why would a child laugh while being aggressive/attacking parent during a severe temper tantrum? (7 y/o boy with aspergers)
Part of disorder: Part of the disorder is inappropriate emotional responses to situations.Laughter to a boy with asperger's is not the same laughter as you and i would interpret it. That it what is so hard for all of us to understand with these kids, because we interpret our environment and situations one way, and it's a totally different world and experience for these kids. Often altered sensations to pain as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Coping Skills: Whether you have adhd or aspergers or both you will need coping skills to utilize when stressed or angered. I suggest you find a professional is familiar with the use of coping skills in your situation. They can help you find what skills you need. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on age: Testing for these disorders involves a combination of questions to parents and teachers plus some direct psychological assessment of the child or adult. There are no established laboratory tests for making the diagnosis. Some of the questions are easy to misunderstand or overinterpret, so it it important to work with someone with experience in diagnosing autism. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes but...: A person with high functioning autistic spectrum disorders can feel romantic notions like any body eles but the level of emotional energy required to maintain a relationship can be exhausting for them and they have to work harder on their ability to continue to show emotions and communicate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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