Asperger Syndrome http://nhpr.org en Acting Gets Upstaged At Winnipesaukee Playhouse http://nhpr.org/post/acting-gets-upstaged-winnipesaukee-playhouse <p>When Kat Morris's eldest daughter asked to try out for a play at <a href="http://www.winniplayhouse.org/" target="_blank">The Winnipesaukee Playhouse</a>, she could not have guessed the effect community theater would have on her entire family.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 10 Aug 2013 04:00:00 +0000 Deborah Schachter 32163 at http://nhpr.org Acting Gets Upstaged At Winnipesaukee Playhouse Word of Mouth 02.11.2012 http://nhpr.org/post/word-mouth-02112012 <p>I had Aspergers, briefly. A Black Panther grows up. An American family's open secret. And behind the grooming curtain at high stakes dog shows.</p> Fri, 10 Feb 2012 17:07:30 +0000 Virginia Prescott 1815 at http://nhpr.org Word of Mouth 02.11.2012 Asperger’s Syndrome… No More ? http://nhpr.org/post/asperger%E2%80%99s-syndrome%E2%80%A6-no-more <p>The retooling of the DSM (The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders) could have radicle implications for those diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome; principally they may be no longer considered to have the condition.</p> Tue, 07 Feb 2012 17:27:50 +0000 Virginia Prescott 1742 at http://nhpr.org Asperger’s Syndrome… No More ? 'Best Practices': Learning To Live With Asperger's http://nhpr.org/post/best-practices-learning-live-aspergers When he was 30 years old, David Finch's wife, Kristen, sat him down and asked him a series of odd questions:<p>"Do you notice patterns in things all the time?"<p>"Do people comment on your unusual mannerisms and habits?<p>"Do you feel tortured by clothes tags, clothes that are too tight or made in the 'wrong material'?"<p>"Do you sometimes have an urge to jump over things?"<p>David's answers to all of these questions — and more than 100 others — was an emphatic yes.<p>Kristen Finch had just given her unsuspecting husband a self-quiz to evaluate for Asperger's syndrome, a condition on the autis Fri, 03 Feb 2012 20:51:00 +0000 1710 at http://nhpr.org 'Best Practices': Learning To Live With Asperger's