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My life with Asperger’s: Daniel Wendler

My life with Asperger’s: Daniel Wendler

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Video Summary

  • Daniel Wendler, who has Asperger’s syndrome, shares his childhood experiences of feeling isolated and socially awkward.
  • He explains that his struggle to connect with others led him to seek help and eventually receive a diagnosis of Asperger’s syndrome, a condition that impairs natural social skill development.
  • Daniel embarked on a journey to improve his social skills, learning about body language and conversation techniques to better understand social interactions.
  • He developed the concept of “conversation as a sandwich,” emphasizing the importance of exchanging thoughts and questions in a balanced way during conversations.
  • Through his efforts and with the support of friends who accepted him for who he was, Daniel gradually overcame his social challenges and found meaningful friendships, ultimately emphasizing the importance of accepting oneself and embracing the uniqueness of others.


Dr. Kenneth Roberson

Dr. Kenneth Roberson is an Adult Autism Psychologist in San Francisco with over 30 years of experience. Click below to ask a question or schedule an appointment.

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