Clinically categorized as a mild form of Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome (AS) is associated with difficulties in social action and sensory reception. It is most widely witnessed in children though adults may also have AS, if it is not diagnosed or treated properly in the early years of development. With early diagnosis, behavioural therapy is known to have helped in many cases. Thus, here is a list of signs to watch out for – if observed in someone; they may have Asperger’s Syndrome which needs be treated at the earliest.
1. Underdeveloped Social Skills
Those with Asperger’s Syndrome are usually very handicapped at social interaction. They are unable to have or maintain friendships, especially when it comes to their immediate peers. Many such individuals will befriend people who are either much younger or much older to them. Even amidst their friends, they may be unable to behave in a socially appreciable manner. Having conversations with new, unknown people is especially challenging for them.