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How difficult is it for someone who has aspergers syndrome to get a job with responsibility?
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree
In brief: Asperger
Depending on onset & severity & education background, not at all difficult, as long as co-workers are supportive.

In brief: Asperger
Depending on onset & severity & education background, not at all difficult, as long as co-workers are supportive.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Especially if the job sought is one which incorporates the dominating interest of the person, it can fit right in. For instance, I have patients with Asperger's Syndrome who are very successful in computer work and software design. There are many more possibilities also.
Dr. Robert Woods
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree
In brief: Spectrum Disorder
Asperger's syndrome is classified as a spectrum. In other words the severity of the illness has a broad range.
At one end, the individual may be greatly impaired and unable to work at all. At the other end, the individual may be considered normal. So yes it is possible for an individual with asperger's syndrome to get a job with responsibility, but not every asperger's individual is capable.

In brief: Spectrum Disorder
Asperger's syndrome is classified as a spectrum. In other words the severity of the illness has a broad range.
At one end, the individual may be greatly impaired and unable to work at all. At the other end, the individual may be considered normal. So yes it is possible for an individual with asperger's syndrome to get a job with responsibility, but not every asperger's individual is capable.
Dr. Robert Woods
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