Do you have Asperger's Syndrome Test


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Apr23-06, 10:43 PM
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what does it mean if you ran out of patience and couldn't finish the test? ADD?
It's funny you should ask that quetion. One book I read about Asperger's maintained that it is nearly always paired with another disorder and if you have merely been diagnosed with Asperger's the diagnosis isn't complete. It frequently shows up along with ADD, OCD, seizures, and some others I can't recall off the top of my head.
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Apr23-06, 11:42 PM
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It means you are a level headed sensible gorgeous person. but a teensy weensy bit more patience would be a bonus.
I like the Wolly diagnosis. I will try to be more patient, but that has never been my strength.
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Apr24-06, 02:49 AM
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I like the Wolly diagnosis.
Yes, but since you admitted to me that your recent brain scan showed clear weird, purple jellyfish shaped infiltrations at many locations, I don't think the Wolly diagnosis tells the whole story.
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19 - it's my job to like numbers tho'
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That test isn't much good i have Asperger's Syndrome and i got 22
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21 Unaffected (So what do I have then?) Higher than 14% on points.

My son is on the autistic spectrum. I often compare his behavior to my own either when I was his age, or as I am now. I am not comfortable in social situations, but that is not the same thing as being inept in them.
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Result: 13 You scored higher than 7% on points

hmmmm not sure how to think about this score
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Apr24-06, 01:29 PM
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I think the onus is on the person who sowed the seed for this test to find
a better one
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Apr24-06, 01:45 PM
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That test isn't much good i have Asperger's Syndrome and i got 22
That settles it then. We can flush all the OK Cupid tests.
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Apr24-06, 01:50 PM
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I think the onus is on the person who sowed the seed for this test to find
a better one
Tony Atwood sells a DVD that comes closest:

http://www.tonyattwood.com.au/

Asperger's Diagnostic Assessment

This new DVD was released in October 2004 and includes a detailed description of the diagnostic assessment for children and adults who may have signs of Aspergerís syndrome. The DVD also includes a recording of an actual diagnostic assessment of a child and the explanation of the diagnosis to his parents. The DVD also includes information on girls with Aspergerís syndrome, the different ways a child psychologically adjusts to having Aspergerís syndrome and how to explain the diagnosis to the child. There is also information on the diagnostic assessment of adults.

The DVD is now available in Australia from Book in Hand at www.bookinhand.com.au or www.FutureHorizons-autism.com for other countries.
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Apr24-06, 02:06 PM
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I think the onus is on the person who sowed the seed for this test to find
a better one
I'm trying to find some that are PG rated. There are some great tests, but not suitable for PF.
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I got a 20
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heh. ive been told that ive got this aspergers autism.

But on this question.

7. Other people frequently tell me that what I've said is impolite, even though I think it is polite.
Definitely agree
Slightly agree
Slightly disagree
Definitely disagree

I do have people saying that i say things that are impolite. but i do them to BE impolite and i know they are impolite. Like one of my pet peeves are the anti-freedom of speech language anti-swearing police. You say fuuck and they get all offended. So to be impolite i give them a nice speech about how i have freedom of speech and how im simply feel that using fuuck articulates my feelings the best i can. while using as mant swear words as possible. Honestly its not their job to be against my rights as a canadian. they are being impolite to me by wanting to destroy my individuality.

40. When I was young, I used to enjoy playing games involving pretending with other children.
Definitely agree
Slightly agree
Slightly disagree
Definitely disagree

I dunno what that even means. Lol. im hoping this means like playing cops and robbers or something.


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Result: 9. Your score isn't an achievement, it just is.

man im far from aspergers. oh well.
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I got a 23. The objections about the test, such as "Questions can be answered several ways" show unfamiliarity with genuine psychological testing. They want to force you to make a choice, where you are aware of different impulses in yourself. Also notice that some questions were repeated in different words; this gives them yet more insight into your inner thinking.
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Also notice that some questions were repeated in different words; this gives them yet more insight into your inner thinking.
Yes, some of those seemed to be refining different aspects of some personality traits. That strategy of putting several similar questions on a survey type test also helps test for internal consistency in your answers (though, I don't think that was very prevalent in this one, unless I was fooled too). So, if someone was just picking choices without reading, or misunderstood a question, the second similar question would help flag the responses as inconsistent. Of course, that's only if you were taking this as a real test in a real study where actual psychologists were scoring it, not just something posted online.

The only difficulty I had was one question where I really neither agreed nor disagreed. I can't recall what that question was, but when I read it, it was more "gee, I never even thought about that...ever" so couldn't really determine if I agreed or disagreed with it. But, I kind of figured that those slightly agree and slightly disagree responses weren't the ones to make or break the score, and it was probably the strongly agree or strongly disagree responses that would really tip the scales.

There were some where I kind of wanted something in between slightly and strongly, but then I just had to decide which was closer. And, then, I figured, if I had to really think about it, it probably wasn't strong agreement or disagreement.
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Apr24-06, 06:54 PM
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I got a 23. The objections about the test, such as "Questions can be answered several ways" show unfamiliarity with genuine psychological testing. They want to force you to make a choice, where you are aware of different impulses in yourself. Also notice that some questions were repeated in different words; this gives them yet more insight into your inner thinking.
I don't follow this. How does forcing you to make a choice between two inappropriate responses give them any insight?
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Apr24-06, 06:57 PM
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But on this question.

7. Other people frequently tell me that what I've said is impolite, even though I think it is polite.
Definitely agree
Slightly agree
Slightly disagree
Definitely disagree

I do have people saying that i say things that are impolite. but i do them to BE impolite and i know they are impolite.
I don't see the problem. You answered "definitely disagree", right?


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