My friend has a low-functioning (high-support) cousin. I'm high-functioning (low support). I told her I'm autistic." It hurt. No two autistic/Aspie kids are the same. Implying we are based on one experience is hurtful.
Understanding and explaining Asperger's syndrome can be challenging. This graphic explains what it is like to life with Asperger's. Parents and students with Asperger's would benefit from this graphic.