I agree on all three accounts. 4 generations in my husband's family (including him and our oldest son). None of them know, they just know that is some ways, they aren't like other people, and that they don't like to be around people much. Our oldest son just became a father in February, and I will be watching to see that little guy has Asperger's.
They have their quirks, to be sure - but then, we all do. But they are marvelous. loyal, trustworthy people with often great insight into others.
I am also highly involved in a biblical ministry to adults with special needs and although there are some similar characteristics, Asperger's is not autism.
You will begin to see the percentage of those having autism increase even more rapidly because Asperger's.
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