Tag Archives: Asperger’s

A Mathematical Model for Human Intelligence

People have been trying to figure out what intelligence is, and how it differs from person to person, for centuries. Much has been written on the subject, and some of this work has helped people. Unfortunately, much harm has been … Continue reading

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The Inverted Popularity of This Aspie’s Phobias and Philias, Part I: An Explanation

The image above contains three colors: white, black, and red. The words appear in red because I see it as a color denoting positive or negative intensity, and phobias and philias are both certainly intense. To “see red,” I have … Continue reading

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Asperger’s Syndrome and “Emotional Vision”

The source of the term “emotional vision” is the same as the source of the image above: this New York Times article. This blog-post is my response, so I recommend reading the NYT article before you continue. The story was written … Continue reading

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On “Thinking Outside the Box” (Thanks, Mom)

The secret to “thinking outside the box” is to never have your thinking put in a box in the first place. Thanks, Mom. This would not have happened to me without you making it happen, and I only just now figured … Continue reading

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Please do not play pranks on the Aspies

This is not a joke. I don’t know any way to make it plainer than this. “Aspie,” in case you do not know, is a word commonly used within the community of people with Asperger’s Syndrome, as an informal term … Continue reading

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What do you mean, you “can’t wait?” Obviously, you can!

  Why do people so often, and completely incorrectly, say they “can’t wait” for things? No one ever says this, it seems, unless they already are waiting for whatever they are talking about. A seasonal example: “I can’t wait for Christmas!” When … Continue reading

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On Teaching Students with Asperger’s Syndrome

Teaching students with Asperger’s Syndrome is a challenge. As a teacher who also has Asperger’s, I have some suggestions for how to do this, and wish to share them. Keep the administrators at your school informed about what you are … Continue reading

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