Asperger’s Syndrome and lack of friendships (Part I)

"Look Me in the Eye" is penned by John Elder Robison. He eloquently writes about growing up with no friends and his Asperger Syndrome diagnosis. Image: public domain.

“Look Me in the Eye” is penned by John Elder Robison. He eloquently writes about growing up with no friends and his Asperger Syndrome diagnosis. Image: public domain.

Author’s Note: This is the second installment in a series of articles meant to separate Asperger’s Syndrome myths from facts. Although this is the second report, it is the first one on “lack of friendships” which begins a series within a series of reports on AS.

The Newtown, Conn., school massacre thrust Asperger’s syndrome, also known as Asperger’s disorder, into the public eye. After the shooting, the news media dispersed word of a diagnosis of Asperger’s for Adam Lanza, the school shooter, which has not been verified. (Click here for the first intallment in this series, a definition and overview of Asperger’s) . . .

Click here to read the second installment in a series of articles meant to separate Asperger’s Syndrome myths from facts.

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