#ATTICUS Age 18, 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.