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Understanding Asperger’s Symptoms in Adults
Pre-diagnosis support - a guide for adults who think they might be autistic
Most adults with AS have few cognitive or language skill delays. In fact, you may have above-average intelligence. However, adults with AS may experience other symptoms. Many of these can significantly affect daily life. No two people experience AS in quite the same way.
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Motor development may be delayed, leading to clumsiness or uncoordinated motor movements. Compared with those affected by other forms of ASD, however, those with Asperger syndrome do not have significant delays or difficulties in language or cognitive development. Some even demonstrate precocious vocabulary — often in a highly specialized field of interest. The following behaviors are often associated with Asperger syndrome. However, they are seldom all present in any one individual and vary widely in degree:.
Share this page. I prefer doing things the same way - for instance my morning routine or trip to the supermarket. I am very sensitive to noise and will wear earplugs or cover my ears in certain situations.