simple version of mild and regular aspergers please? i wanna know too
As a teen, especially, I had a hard time looking people in the eyes. It was uncomfortable. I was fixated on very specific things to the exclusion of all else and, in my university life, I so very aced things I was interested in and did poorly in those that I was not. Socially, I was awkward, not understanding cues that normal people are aware of, and still have trouble with that. I had to "learn" how to be social, but that came at a late age, in my 20's.
It has only been in retrospect (all this was before the acceptance of Asperger's as a diagnosis) and with some psychiatric help that I understood things. But, am intelligent enough to know what I was missing and have some regrets and anger about aspects of my lack of social skills.
Either way, they'd make you a rather unique person
Aspergers has a very wide range and everyone with it show very unique characteristics. The diagnoses for it can be very tricky, usually misdiagnosed. You can get alot of information on it by googling it and you would probably get a better understanding as well.
My son is super high functioning and intense, but he doesn't have the stereo typical aspergers traits. Robot like mannerisms, incredible focus, cold demeanor, wont meet peoples eyes or the love of machinery, often trains. This is a complicated area, I dont think I could condense it well for you here.