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Adults with Asperger’s syndrome at increased risk for suicidal thoughts and behaviors - 2 Minute Medicine

Adults with Asperger’s syndrome at increased risk for suicidal thoughts and behaviors - 2 Minute Medicine | Asperger's Awareness and Guidance | Scoop.it

Suicidal ideation in Asperger’s syndrome was found to be more than nine times higher than in the general population.


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MRC press office's curator insight, June 25, 2014 4:46 AM

The MRC part-funded this study, published in The Lancet Psychiatry.

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Start Here

Start Here | Asperger's Awareness and Guidance | Scoop.it
High Functioning Autism Help Who Are You? You may be a parent of a child on the autism spectrum. You may be a teenager, young adult, or older adult on the autism spectrum. You may be a relative of someone you care about who is on the autism spectrum. Or, like me, you may be […]
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MyAutismTeam

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Parents can connect with parents like them, see who others use and where others go to help their own children on the autism spectrum.
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My Autism Team is packed with knowledgeable, kind, and supportive people.  Autism is a long challenging road, at My Autism you can find people that can help guide you along the way.  If you are affected by Autism, Asperger's, ASD, CDD, HFA, or PDD-NOS this is a great place to form a team.

 

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Born on a Blue Day

Born on a Blue Day | Asperger's Awareness and Guidance | Scoop.it
One of the world's fifty living autistic savants is the first and only to tell his compelling and inspiring life story - and explain how ...
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Different ways of knowing

Different ways of knowing | Asperger's Awareness and Guidance | Scoop.it
Daniel Tammet has linguistic, numerical and visual synesthesia -- meaning that his perception of words, numbers and colors are woven together into a new way of perceiving and understanding the world. The author of "Born on a Blue Day," Tammet shares his art and his passion for languages in this glimpse into his beautiful mind.
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Daniel Tammet is dazzling.  I think there are so many people that do not understand their perception, and become locked in their own mind.  Acceptance of your own perceptions may unlock the closed doors in your mind.

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