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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Asperger’s syndrome’

Susan Boyle Awarded Honorary Doctorate from Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Susan Boyle, the woman who shocked judges back in 2009 on Britain’s Got Talent with her powerful vocals, was awarded an honorary doctorate from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland earlier in June. She was given the honor for ‘distinction in the field of music’ during a graduation ceremony. The honor from the academy, which also teaches dance and drama, is …

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Susan Boyle Talks Asperger’s Syndrome

Susan Boyle is not your typical music artist. She may not look the part, but her voice is amazing and she has a huge fan base. Susan has been open about her struggles with Asperger’s Syndrome since she was diagnosed with it. She often finds it hard to perform and has admitted to getting nervous and throwing tantrums. Luckily, she …

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Susan Boyle: Asperger’s Diagnosis Changed Her Life

Back in December when Susan Boyle revealed that she had been diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome, she never realized how her life would change. Throughout most of her life, the 52-year-old Scottish singer — who rose to fame on Britain’s Got Talent in 2009 — was considered “brain damaged” by doctors, was called “Susie Simple” as a child and was bullied …

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Dan Aykroyd Talks Business and We Talk About Him

It’s the 30th anniversary of one of America’s favorite Christmas movies, Trading Places. Entrepreneurs are eating up Dan Aykroyd’s assertion in a Bloomberg interview that if Trading Places isn’t the Best Movie of All Time, it is at least the Best Business Movie of All Time. While co-star Eddie Murphy’s personal life might be a little more known that Dan …

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Susan Boyle Relieved by Asperger’s Diagnosis

Susan Boyle has been diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome–a form of autism–and she is greatly relieved to have this information. It was about a year ago the former Britain’s Got Talent contestant learned of her official diagnosis. In addition, she was informed that she has a much higher-than-average I.Q., which is not unusual in people with the syndrome. Boyle sought the …

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