One of the most Googled questions neurotypicals ask about dating on the autism spectrum is “can autistic people fall in love?” To be honest, this question always catches me off guard. Of course they can! Theyre human! Its a common misconception that autistic people cannot feel or express emotions.One of the most Googled questions neurotypicals
How does autism affect relationships with others?
Because of the nature of ASD, you may feel a lack of communication and emotional contact with your partner. As you try to work on your relationship, it is likely that contact with others will become more limited causing further loneliness. This can lead to depression, and maybe even, feelings of despair.
Who carries the autistic gene?
Researchers have assumed that mothers are more likely to pass on autism-promoting gene variants. Thats because the rate of autism in women is much lower than that in men, and it is thought that women can carry the same genetic risk factors without having any signs of autism.
Can a ADHD child be gifted?
There is no doubt that gifted children can be ADD/ ADHD. However, there are also gifted children whose “inappropriate behavior” may be a result of being highly gifted and/or intense.
What is the average IQ of a person with ADHD?
For instance, among the 18 studies under scrutiny that did not explicitly state an IQ cut-off point the mean range of IQ among individuals with ADHD reported in the studies is from 102 to 110. Given that lower IQ is associated with ADHD this suggests that individuals with ADHD may be inaccurately represented.