Asperger Syndrome/On the ASD Spectrum

Asperger syndrome/on the ASD spectrum

Social Interaction:
  • Isolated but not worried about it
  • Tension, distress: Trying to cope
  • Lack of strategies to make friends
  • Difficult to pick up social cues
  • Behave in a socially inappropriate way
Social Communication:
  • Language – Perfect but formal, pendant.
  • Voice – Lack of impression; tones of other voices.
  • Problems with interpreting body language
  • Understands others literally
  • Fails to grasp implied meanings
Social Imagination:
  • Flexibility of thought
  • All-absorbing interest.
  • Certain routines
  • Limited in thinking and flexibility
  • Problems in transferring skills
Motor Clumsiness:
  • Awkard movements
  • Organisational problems
  • Hard to write and draw neatly
  • Unfinished tasks