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Ryan Wiggins, A Teen With Asperger's, Made A Film So He Could Show His Bullies What His Life Was Like

A teenager with Asperger's Syndrome has created a short film to highlight the torment he faces from bullying due to his condition.<p>Ryan Wiggins wrote, …

Autism

Mum Receives Kind Note From A Stranger 'Who Knows' After Son With Asperger's Meltdown Draws Stares

A mum has reached out to thank a stranger for their kind gesture after a stressful day caused her son, who has Asperger syndrome, to have a public …

9 Things People Don't Tell You About Living With Asperger's

I might be different, but I like the way I see the world.

Autism awareness: 'Asperger syndrome means you learn human interaction like studying a degree'

Penny Jackson, 30, has Asperger syndrome – a form of autism. It is a lifelong condition that affects how a person perceives the world, relates to …

Teen With Asperger's Used Selfie Stick to Document the Daily Bullying He Experiences

This is really hard to watch.<p>Ryan Wiggins suffers through bullying every single day. The 14-year-old teen from Hertfordshire, Britain has Asperger's Syndrome, and kids at school often taunt him by calling him "nerdy" or "gay." Rather than dealing with the problem in silence, he's bravely speaking …

10 Signs Your Child May Have Asperger's Syndrome

Asperger's syndrome is a neurological disorder in the family of autism spectrum disorders. Because every child exhibits a different set of symptoms, there is no precise checklist of behaviors that must all be present for a diagnosis. Instead, there are many behaviors that may be signs of Asperger's …

Autism

A young woman with Asperger's looks for romance in the sweet 'Jane Wants a Boyfriend'

"Jane Wants a Boyfriend" is the sweet, touching story of Jane (Louisa Krause), a 25-year-old costume designer and movie buff with Asperger's syndrome, who's ready to start dating. That is, if she can bypass the watchful eye of her well-meaning actress sister, Bianca (Eliza Dushku), who has spent a …

I need to look through my child's eyes to understand her Asperger syndrome

This is what explains my daughter’s affection for anything mushy: Play-Doh, mud, sand or water. It also explains her large collection of soft, comfy sweaters and blankets, the latter of which form the large nest she builds in bed each night to sleep in. She finds this kind of touch soothing.<p>But the …

Chris Packham on coping with Asperger’s, grief and why he owes his dogs his life

In a searingly honest interview, the Countryfile presenter explains how he killed a fox with his bare hands, his love of animals - and how he got …