(Age 19), lives in Madison Wisconsin with his Mother Ruby, Father Scot and Older brother Keir who is also on the spectrum. Atticus was diagnosed at around age 10 with *Aspergers and OCD.
*Asperger syndrome is one of several previously separate subtypes of autism that were folded into the single diagnosis autism spectrum disorder (ASD) with the publication of the DSM-5 diagnostic manual in 2013.
Asperger syndrome was generally considered to be on the “high functioning” end of the spectrum. Affected children and adults have difficulty with social interactions and exhibit a restricted range of interests and/or repetitive behaviors.