Pretending to Be Normal: Living with Asperger's Syndrome - Introduction Summary & Analysis

Liane Holliday Willey
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Introduction Summary and Analysis

'Autism' is not any one disease but includes many abilities and disabilities. The book focuses on a particular and mild form of autism called Asperger's Syndrome (AS). AS includes social impairments, communicative challenges, and imaginative limitations. Those with AS have narrow interests, follow repetitive routines, have peculiar speech and language, are clumsy, and have difficulty understanding non-verbal communication. Few of those with AS are diagnosed and may be those lost souls who invade your personal space such as awkward professors. The prognosis for those with AS varies. Nonetheless, those afflicted with AS contribute a great deal to society.

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