Monday with Maureen: Asperger Syndrome, a Trait in Great Demand

Mozart, Einstein, Bill Gates? If your child has Asperger Syndrome–I’d say he is in great company!

Asperger Syndrome, a Trait in Great Demand

Asperger syndrome has been long considered an obstacle in a child’s harmonious social development, but nowadays this disorder on the autistic spectrum has become a trait in great demand, especially when it comes to the labor market. Even though it is still perceived by some as autism, what determined pediatrician Hans Asperger to nickname children suffering from Asperger syndrome “little professors” was the preoccupation they had for a certain subject and the reason why most of those who know how to channel their gift end up being prodigies.  Continue reading