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How did I discover I had Asperger’s?

A few weeks ago (or has it been longer–time gets away from me often) I told you that I was going to be interviewed on Twitter via a Tweetchat (first time using a Tweet Chat).    The interview is highlighted on Medivizor, which was voted one of the Top 10 Health Blogs in 2013. 

Jeannie’s husband turned to her and said “That is you!” pointing at the main character of the book The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. That character, Lisbeth, has Asperger’s Syndrome.

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Jeannie Davide-Rivera

Jeannie is an award-winning author, the Answers.com Autism Category Expert, contributes to Autism Parenting Magazine, and the Thinking Person's Guide to Autism. She lives in New York with her husband and four sons, on the autism spectrum.