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Terminology in official form .. is it acceptable to say

(8 Posts)
Twiglett Tue 21-Oct-08 19:28:44

"boys suffering from Asperger's syndrome"?

or not?

(was thinking it should be diagnosed with)

jimjamshaslefttheyurt Tue 21-Oct-08 19:34:44

Definitely not suffering!

Twiglett Tue 21-Oct-08 19:39:51

thought not

I shall 'ave a word!

amber32002 Tue 21-Oct-08 19:58:22

Should be "Boys with Asperger syndrome" according to the National Autistic Society.

Thomcat Tue 21-Oct-08 20:02:03

Should be 'boys with Asperger syndrome' according to anyone ! smile

needmorecoffee Wed 22-Oct-08 08:34:45

not 'suffering'

amber32002 Wed 22-Oct-08 09:48:25

We do suffer...with people who say we're suffering wink

needmorecoffee Wed 22-Oct-08 10:02:17

grin

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