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A reader who’ll try anything once, including bad books in search of good ones. Eclectic as her tastes are, she tends to gravitate to historical romances, realistic contemporaries, and some fantasy novels.

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Are Introverts Wrongly Labelled with Asperger's?

Reblogged from Literary Ames:

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While reading the “Daily Fail” to my ill mother, I came across this slightly disturbing article.


Darryl Hannah, actress with Asperger'sAs an introvert  I intensely despise small talk, but I’m not autistic and I do not have Asperger syndrome, unlike actress Darryl Hannah (right). The “Daily Fail” has a rep for misrepresenting facts and blowing situations out of proportion, but I couldn’t help but question if introverts and those that can’t handle small talk are really being labelled with disorders, either officially or by self-diagnosis.


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Source: http://amyorames.booklikes.com/post/732023/are-introverts-wrongly-labelled-with-asperger-s-