Education and Family

Troubled Teens: THE FIX

Dr. John Mayer

Troubled Teens: THE FIX – This is what Asperger’s Sounds like!

In this episode Dr. Mayer interviews a young man with Asperger’s Disorder. You’ve heard about it in the news reports as being associated with some of the headline cases of young people doing extreme acts. Well, here it is. Listen to how this condition effects the life of a young person in their teens. The interview used his work experiences as a safe topic to explore his social difficulties. Social awkwardness is a prime condition of the disorder and this interview demonstrates this. During this interview you hear what happens as he receives social tips and how his mind reacts to the instruction.