Asperger’s Syndrome (or what is now called High Functioning Autism) in a teenage girl can so easily be missed, and in our daughter’s case she was 17 when she first started to see Alex for anxiety and depression. During only the 2nd session, Alex started to put pieces of the puzzle together and 3 months later we are getting our head around a clinical diagnosis of Asperger’s. Our, and most importantly, our daughter’s understanding of why she is different to her friends will hopefully enable her to achieve her potential.

Mother of Child, 17