Posts tagged "aspergers syndrome"

Mom Of Son With Asperger’s Syndrome: “Armchair Diagnoses Aren’t Helping Anyone”

“After Elliot Rodger murdered six young men and women in Isla Vista, California, word spread that he had been diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome. Asperger’s is a developmental disorder that was…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 27, 2014 - 4:00 pm

10 Things Your Autistic Friend Wants You To Know

Hello, I’m Gwen Kansen and I have Asperger’s Syndrome.

I repeat myself a lot. If a room is crowded I try to get out immediately. It takes me…

Gwendolyn Kansen | March 20, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Susan Boyle Has Asperger’s Syndrome

Susan Boyle revealed she has Asperger’s syndrome, a high-functioning form of autism. The Scottish singer became famous on “Britain’s Got Talent” in 2009 and received her diagnosis only last…

Jessica Wakeman | December 9, 2013 - 10:45 am

“The Amazing Race” Welcomes A Contestant With Asperger’s Syndrome

On the Sunday premiere of “The Amazing Race,” Zev Glassenberg, a 26-year-old with Asperger’s syndrome, will become the latest reality show contestant to openly acknowledge having the disorder. We think…

Jessica Goldberg | September 23, 2009 - 8:15 pm