Book 'The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time'
“One of the things with Asperger's is that oftentimes, these people have a very complex inner life, and I know for myself, I have a very colorful personality, rich ideas, and just a lot going on in my mind. But there's a gap between where that stands, and how I communicate it to the rest of the world. And this can make basic communication a challenge.” This was said by a woman who has used her disorder as a major advantage in her life. People who have Asperger’s have a very complicated mind. They cannot understand emotions so they do not know how people are reacting. They cannot read facial expressions which makes it very hard to understand how someone is feeling. “I have Asperger's, a high-functioning form of autism that impairs the basic social skills one is expected to display. It's made life difficult in many ways, and growing up, I struggled to fit in