You can begin on this website with some of the useful articles that are here and more that will be added in the future. Simon Baron-Cohen, a psychologist from Cambridge’s Autism Research Centre was assisted by his colleagues in the development of this AQ test. In a social group, I can easily keep track of several different people’s conversations. An example of this lack of common understanding occurred recently in our home.Gregory had been dared to do something stupid [my words! When I questioned Greg about why, he answered, “because he dared me…I had to.” But, instead of reprimanding him for making a bad decision, I backed up and reconsidered.This Autism Spectrum Quotient quiz was created to give an indication of autism spectrum disorder traits in adults.
Eighty percent of those diagnosed with autism or a related disorder scored 32 or higher.It is assumed knowledge that helps lubricate the cogs of society and enables groups of people to live, work and interact together harmoniously.These rules are wide-reaching and complex, covering a variety of topics from table manners to slang words, dating protocol to classroom etiquette…and much more.“Greg, just because someone dares you to do something, doesn’t mean you HAVE to do it.You can CHOOSE to accept the dare or not.” Greg looked at me in amazement…”You can?