Aspies are loners who can’t make friends or get married. Many “Aspies” crave relationships. There are support groups for partners of autistic adults and for neurodiverse couples (in which at least one partner has AS or a similar issue). In our research on autistic adults, 43% of respondents were currently married. The Aspie Quiz is a self-administered questionnaire to measure the degree to which adults with average intelligence show autistic traits. We discuss its scoring, its validity, and more.
Undiagnosed Aspergers Signs And Symptoms In Adults Better than average skills the people with Asperger may have high intelligence. Aspergers in adults is typically seen as an individual with an above average intellectual ability paired with severely inadequate social skills and often an all-absorbing, obsessive interest in particular topics.
Older adults with Asperger Syndrome grew up before the diagnosis existed in the United States; it first appeared in the DSM-IV in The diagnosis may not have existed, but the adults did—and they needed to find ways to survive. The adults that we meet at AANE are survivors. Currently, there’s no specific test that can diagnose Asperger’s syndrome in adults. There are no current diagnostic criteria for Asperger’s syndrome in adults .