This is the story of Justin Sinclair-Smith, a 38-year old Montrealer who, 2 years ago was diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder called Asperger's Syndrome. Virtually unheard of until the mid-nineties, Asperger's is a developmental disorder which affects a person's social and cognitive abilities. Because of the lack of awareness about this condition, sufferers are often marginalized in society and considered "weird," despite their often superior intelligence and day-to-day functionality.
In this short radio documentary, Justin talks about being "different" and the personal impact his late diagnosis has had. A family member and Asperger's outreach worker provide additional perspectives on this still relatively unrecognized condition.
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