A condition characterized by obsessive interests and a lack of eye contact.Asperger Syndrome has many facets involving a difficulty in communication
and inability to grasp social situations and body language. Sufferers report an interest in minor and trivial details, rather than being able to see the bigger picture
. They also find 'small talk' difficult.Sufferers also get absorbed in their own head space and find relationships difficult. They also have a tendency to take words and phrases literally, e.g. If someone with Asperger's saw a sign in a telephone bill paying shop stating "cash point" the AS suffer would assume cash point
meant an ATM cash machine and would go to draw money out of it.AS sufferers tend to prefer the company of pets and animals and shun the limelight.They can also have temper tantrums and indulge in activities called stimming
which is hand flapping or other none verbal gestures such as finger flicking - sufferers of Asperger Syndrome do this when under stress or pressure.Asperger syndrome is a big subject and their are countless different personality types and subcategories of illness/condition.Sufferers are often referred to as eccentric or weird
. Everyone with Asperger Syndrome is different.Asperger Syndrome ...
A developmental disorder, NOT a mental disease/illness.
Some people have autism.
A mental condition that can either make you really smart and a little retarded or really retarded and a little smart.
Asshole: LoL That guy over there talks funny.
Nice guy: Shut up idiot he has autism.
Guy 1: Wow that dude just drew a scale replica of the Sistine Chapel on his homework.
Guy 2: Must have high-functioning autism.
To be too smart for your own brain to handle
The guy from rain man has autism
A mental disease that occurs in the formation of the brain. With different degrees of severity, it may range from mild social disfunctions to complete lack of speach, comprehension, etc. Usually pair with this problem is often a very exceptional gift such as extraordinary math or memorization skills. NOT THE SAME AS RETARDED.
See the movie "Rain Man". In it, Dustin Hoffman plays an man with autism.
A serious and very real developmental disorder characterized by impaired social interaction, restricted and repetitive interests and impaired communication.
Victims of autism suffer from severe mindblindness (complete lack of empathy) and often live in their own world.
A disorder where over 75% of those diagnosed today do not actually have it.
Those who actually suffer from the disorder want to be cured and are quite upset by the mass of fake autistics running around claiming otherwise.
I have severe autism. I began receiving SSI as a child, I attend Voc Rehab and will never be able to live on my own. I spent years in hospitals and institutions because of my autism.
A mental disability most common in white males. Autistics/aspergers tend to have higher than average IQs but have difficulty learning simple tasks and social cues intuitively and need to read an "instruction manual" for just about everything. As a result they become obsessed with minor details but miss the big picture - similar to people with obsessive compulsive disorder
- and tend to get labeled as nerds
and suffer social rejection.
An autistic guy wants to ask his secret crush to his high school prom. But instead of just asking her, he reads 600 pages worth of Sigmund Freud
a week in advance in order to understand the female mind so he'll know "the correct way" to ask her to the prom.
When he finally asks her, he quotes a paragraph long "pickup line" that he memorized word for word in advance full of Freudian terms that she doesn't even understand. She she tells him she has no clue what he just said and he becomes offended and explains to her that he memorized 600 pages worth of Freud and explains to her why his pickup line was "the correct way to ask a girl out". She then assumes he's some kind of pervert
since he knows who Sigmund Freud is and tells him to get lost and ends up going to the prom with t...