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A person with Asperger's syndrome:‘an author and self-described Aspie’
- ‘We are very very proud parents of an Aspie and to us the differences our child has are celebrated.’
- ‘Anyway, if you had to guess, do you think most Aspies would fall into any particular religious or political camp?’
- ‘Cognitive Behavioral therapy is most effective with Aspies because it appeals to their logical nature.’
- ‘This blog is a collection of my random thoughts on life from an Aspie's point of view.’
- ‘The difference between Asperger's syndrome and the social disorders mentioned above is in the way that Aspies communicate with others.’
Having or displaying characteristics of Asperger's syndrome:‘my home-educated Aspie daughter has read quite a few of these books’‘I'm quite Aspie’
- ‘I'm strongly Aspie.’
- ‘He gets tons of hugs and kisses and love, and his Aspie self loves this sort of positive attention.’
- ‘She is a stay-at-home mom of an Aspie teenage boy and a spirited preteen girl.’
- ‘I'm mildly Aspie so I can take things quite literally, especially in stressful situations like an interview.’
- ‘His aspie traits are well defined and sensibly portrayed, adding to Max's rich personality rather than reducing the character to a disability or a stereotype.’
1990s: abbreviation of Asperger's syndrome.
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