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Documentary about Asperger's Syndrome

David Jordan, who was diagnosed with asperger's syndrome, share
some info on what really AS means. He defines the syndrome as a social dislexy.
Also, Dr. Rita Honan, senior lecture on neurodevelopment disabilities explains
what is behind the social impairements in terms of brain development.

Heather Kuzmich: people with asperger

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Heather Kuzmich has the neurological disorder known as Asperger’s syndrome. She is socially awkward, has trouble making eye contact and is sometimes the target of her roommates’ jokes.But what makes the 21-year-old Ms. Kuzmich different from others with Asperger’s is that for the past 11 weeks, her struggle to cope with her disability has played out on national television.

Asperger’s Syndrome Gets a Very Public Face : Heather Kuzmich

Heather Kuzmich' Interview on Wrong Planet

✿ฺ⌒Y⌒YAre you Emotional ★Intelligent ? ✿Y⌒Y⌒Y✿ฺ

The nature of emotional intelligence – page 43,5-next page {expanding Gardner’s definitions}
Salovey subsumes Gardner’s personal intelligences in his basic definition of emotion intelligence, expanding these abilities into five main domains:
1. Knowing one’s emotions: Self-awareness- recognizing a feeling as it happens – is the keystone of emotional intelligence. As we will see in Chapter 4, the ability to monitor feeling to moment to moment is crucial to psychological insight and self-understanding. An inability to notice our true feeling leaves us at their mercy. People with great certainty about their feelings are better pilots of their lives, having a surer sense of how they really fell about personal decisions from whom to marry to what job to take.
2. Managing emotions: Handling feeling so they are appropriate is an ability that builds on self-awareness. Chapter 5 will examine the capacity to soothe oneself, to shake off rampant anxiety, gloom, or irritability – and the consequ…