In addition to difficulties with understanding emotions, individuals with ASDs may become angry quickly and may have difficulty calming themselves effectively. They often need to be taught skills to cope with an increase in irritability once they have been able to identify these emotions.
What is an Aspergers meltdown like?
It has been described as feeling like a can of cola that has been shaken up, opened and poured out, emotions flowing everywhere. They can look like a common or garden tantrum, but unlike tantrums, meltdowns cant be stopped by giving the person their own way.
What happens to adults with Aspergers?
Aspergers in adults typically causes issues with communication, emotion regulation and interpretation, social interactions, and behavior. People who have Aspergers may also experience other conditions, such as depression, anxiety, or OCD.
How does a person with Aspergers act?
What are the Symptoms of Aspergers Syndrome? Children with Aspergers Syndrome exhibit poor social interactions, obsessions, odd speech patterns, limited facial expressions and other peculiar mannerisms. They might engage in obsessive routines and show an unusual sensitivity to sensory stimuli.