Among all of the different learning disabilities that researchers have identified and named over the years, Asperger’s Syndrome might be the most misunderstood of all learning disabilities. This is because people who have been diagnosed as having Asperger’s are fully capable of leading independent, high-functioning lives.
While just about everyone has heard of the most commonly discussed learning disorders, such as autism and ADHD, a significant portion of the American public remains in the dark when it comes to Asperger’s Syndrome. In fact, it would be plausible to claim that the majority of Americans would not have a clue about Asperger’s if they were asked. It is even likely that many have never even heard the word “Asperger’s.”
Although Hans Aperger started studying the symptoms of the conditio