And there we have it.
After years of intensely fucked up social anxiety, offending people without meaning to, feeling like I don’t belong to this world and often at war between head and heart … I may be an Aspie!
This is hopeful because the other two options I had for learning to cope with my extreme sensitivities were schizophrenia or bi-polar disorder.
Autism is a super power I can learn with. ❤ S
Females with Aspergers Non-Official Checklist
By Samantha Craft of Everyday Asperger’s, March 2012
This is a non-official checklist created by an adult female with Asperger’s Syndrome who has a son with Asperger’s Syndrome. Samantha Craft holds a Masters Degree in Education. Samantha Craft does not hold a doctorate in Psychiatry or Psychology. She has a life-credential as a result of being a female with Asperger’s Syndrome and being a parent of a child with Asperger’s Syndrome. She has created this list in an effort to assist mental health professionals in recognizing Asperger’s Syndrome in females.
Suggested Use: Check off all areas that strongly apply to the person. If each area has 75%-80% of the statements checked, or more, then you may want to consider that the female may have Asperger’s Syndrome.
Section A: Deep Thinkers
1. A deep thinker
2. A prolific writer drawn to poetry
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