Learn more about how AANE can help. Many adults with an Asperger profile stumble upon the description of Asperger Syndrome or Autism Spectrum. They may read about it or be told by a family member or friend about the profile. Some may believe that the information matches their history and their current situation and, as a result, may self-diagnose.
What are the Signs and Symptoms of Asperger's Syndrome? | Everyday Health
Most adults with AS have few cognitive or language skill delays. In fact, you may have above-average intelligence. However, adults with AS may experience other symptoms. Many of these can significantly affect daily life. No two people experience AS in quite the same way.
What are the signs and symptoms of Asperger's in adults
A person with this disorder also exhibits repetitive behaviors, interests, and activities. They may lack empathy for others, and have difficulty with normal social behaviors, such as making eye contact or using appropriate emotional facial expressions. This may make them seem insensitive, although that is rarely the case.
Here you can find information about diagnosis for adults who are autistic , or think they may be autistic. There are many online 'autism tests' available, but none of these can guarantee accuracy. You can also read our information on what to do after diagnosis. You may be wondering if you are autistic. Perhaps you have read something about autism, or seen a programme on TV, and think that it describes some of your own experiences.