What is Asperger’s Syndrome?

Hello. My name is Andrew Knight and I have Asperger’s
Syndrome. Now from the outside I look like any other
boy, but I have autism that affects the way my brain works. Now before I get started, it’s not an illness;
it’s not like cancer; it’s not like the flu; it’s not like anything you expect. It’s not a sickness or anything. There are positives and negatives like anything
else in the world. What is Asperger’s Syndrome you may be wondering. Well, it’s a type of a –it’s a type of
autism that affects the way my brain works. It’s originally named after Hans Asperger
whose picture is right there; who worked with children in the 1940’s. Well some of the advantages are that I have
a good memory, a good imagination, especially imagination, and like to follow the rules,
and all the good qualities of a good person. The problem is though I have– struggle to
understand body language and because I don’t understand people’s feelings because I have
trouble understanding body language and facial expressions.

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