Are people with Aspergers difficult to live with?

Areas for future research. We know that adults with Asperger’s syndrome have considerable difficulty progressing along the relationship continuum, but we lack research that provides quantitative and qualitative data on their relationship abilities, circumstances, and experiences.

Can Aspergers have relationships?

Adults with Asperger’s syndrome have difficulties acquiring relationship skills due to the defining characteristics of the syndrome, experiences with peers during childhood and the expectations of their partner. However, some adults with Asperger’s syndrome do achieve long-term relationships.

What are the signs and symptoms of Asperger’s syndrome?

Asperger’s Syndrome, a form of Autism Spectrum Disorder, is a developmental disorder. Young people with Asperger’s Syndrome have a difficult time relating to others socially and their behavior and thinking patterns can be rigid and repetitive.

Is there a cause or cure for Asperger’s?

CAUSES OF ASPERGER’S SYNDROME. The direct cause, or causes, of Asperger’s syndrome are unknown. Even though no consensus exists for the causes of Asperger’s syndrome, it is widely accepted that Asperger’s syndrome has a hereditary factor.

Is there a genetic link to Aspergers Syndrome?

[1] [24] Evidence for a genetic link is the tendency for Aspergers syndrome to run in families and an observed higher incidence of family members who have behavioral symptoms similar to Aspergers syndrome but in a more limited form (for example, slight difficulties with social interaction, language, or reading). [4]

Who was the first person to describe Asperger’s syndrome?

History. Asperger’s syndrome (also known as Asperger’s Disorder) was first described in the 1940s by Viennese pediatrician Hans Asperger, who observed autism-like behaviors and difficulties with social and communication skills in boys who had normal intelligence and language development.