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Parents seek Asperger’s diagnosis to rise above the rest

by | 9th, February 2013

TAKING pride in your Asperger’s. Louise Carpenter looks at the work of Psychologist Simon Baron-Cohen and his colleagues at Cambridge’s Autism Research Centre :

In the past ten years, the “supergeek” has become king. Whether or not it is true that Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has traits of Asperger’s, his geeky, clever-kid innovation has changed the way the world communicates. Not only is he one of the richest young men in the Western world, he’s also one of the cleverest. We like to think of him as way up there on the spectrum. The message is resounding: in our new computer/techy/cyber-obsessed culture, it really is OK

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