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By Gisela Slater-Walker, Christopher Slater-Walker, Tony Attwood

While Chris Slater-Walker used to be clinically determined with Asperger Syndrome it defined why he looked himself as "socially handicapped", yet for Gisela it intended coming to phrases with a wedding with none intuitive realizing. this can be an account of residing with AS, usually proposal incompatible with marriage.

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When we arrived at the hall where the conference was being held, we went over to speak to her. She was sorting through some slides, and didn’t look up at all, though she recalled with interest spending time with the producer of the programme. We agreed that we’d probably meet later. As we came away, Chris observed that she didn’t seem to want to talk to us; I think that he was shocked when I explained that that was precisely how he appeared to other people. 58 Gisela At the coffee break, Temple made herself available to discuss problems with people, and of course, she was surrounded by people who wanted their own specific questions answered.

However, in a fairly large school community there are always going to be a minority of people who are interested in things beyond the norm. So whether that constitutes ‘eccentric’ or just different is a matter of opinion. Despite feeling that my prospects were likely to improve, things started to go wrong after I left school. I went through a period, which I remember lasted in particular between my leaving school and starting university, when I seemed to annoy the rest of my family, irritate them and just generally rub them up the wrong way.

He did not have the normal macho anxieties of so many twenty-two year olds and he revealed that a gay friend had on one occasion made overtures to him, thinking that he too might be gay. I could understand how someone might mistakenly think that, yet there is no ambiguity at all about his sexuality. 32 Gisela So, somehow we ended up going out together. I think that I probably made the first move but Chris was quick to seize the opportunity. His housemates said that his mood improved as a result; previously, his brooding depression had affected the atmosphere in the house.

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