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Re: (offtopic) Geekery may lead to autistic children

by Anonymous Monk
on Dec 17, 2001 at 21:54 UTC ( #132582=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to (offtopic) Geekery may lead to autistic children

I saw this article on Slashdot too. I think maybe my dad - who worked in IT (it was DP then of course) - has Asberger's. He thinks it's a possibility too, although he's never been diagnosed as such. But he shows some of the symptoms.

We've talked about it - in an intellectual way, naturally! I'm sure I don't (have it), but then my mum's completely different to my dad. Luckily my girlfriend's personality also shows no tendency towards Asberger's.

Asberger's Syndrome, by Tony Attwood, is good.

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