Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Social intelligence vrs. regular intelligence in autism

One of the things about social intelligence that people don't realize is that it is not always connected to regular intelligence.  I've seen examples of this in real lie as I have seen people with aspergers who I can tell are "more intelligent" than I am.  Although I feel these people show intellectual abilities, they don't always understand socially on the level that I do.  I get in a conversation with them and they don't seem to notice social cues in the conversation.

This shows something that autism is not a simple thing, everyone is affected differently and at different levels.