…enormous step. “I’m a nervous wreck… So he comes back in and he gives me the receipt and the keys,” Hughley pauses before breaking down. “And I could not stop crying, because he did something he was afraid to do … I just didn’t believe he could do it. He did it.
“And I held him and I said, ‘You’re gonna be all right.’ And I think sometimes I don’t know for sure, but he’s gonna be fine,” Hugley says. “He’ll be fine.”
Other symptoms of Asperber’s syndrome are:
Behavioral: aggression, persistent repetition of words or actions, repetitive movements, social isolation, self-harm, fidgeting, hyperactivity, screaming, impulsivity, antisocial behavior, or compulsive behavior
Muscular: clumsiness, inability to combine muscle movements, poor coordination, or tic
Mood: anger, apprehension, or loneliness
Psychological: anxiety or depression
Also common: intense interest in a limited number of things, nightmares, stuttering, sensitivity to sound, or learning disability
About 1% of the U.S. population have Asperger’s syndrome, according the the Autism Society.
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