Asperger Syndrome/on the ASD Spectrum

Social Interaction

Isolated but not worried about it

Tension, distress: Trying to cope

Lack of strategies to make friends

Difficult to pick up social cues

Behave in a socially inappropriate way

Social Communication

Language – Perfect but formal, pendant.

Voice – Lack of impression; tones of other voices.

Problems with interpreting body language

Understands others literally

Fails to grasp implied meanings


Social Imagination: Flexibility of thought
All-absorbing interest.

Certain routines

Limited in thinking and flexibility

Problems in transferring skills

Motor Clumsiness

Awkard movements

Organisational problems

Hard to write and draw neatly

Unfinished tasks