Asperger's Syndrome Evaluation

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First and foremost, I would like to thank you for giving me the opportunity to submit a second waiver. You even gave me instructions on how to make an effective appeal. I cannot express the gratitude I feel. This process would be much more difficult without the aid you have provided. I shall prove worthy of the opportunities you have given me. I do not take this lightly.
My parents had me tested for Asperger’s Syndrome when I was sixteen out of curiosity. They felt I displayed some of the traits of Asperger’s Syndrome. These same traits are part of what makes me a strong candidate for the Navy: My ability to memorize large amounts of data, my intelligence, my ability to focus on details, my ability to see complex patterns, my integrity and
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The psychologist I worked with for this testing was actually qualified to test adults, and so her results are reflective of who I am. This diagnosis stated that I do not have Asperger’s Syndrome. This is in accordance with many of my accomplishments. In my teen years, I participated in the Boy Scouts of America. I served in multiple leadership roles voluntarily, something people with Asperger’s Syndrome tend to avoid due to a lack of interpersonal skills. I am also an Eagle Scout. Achieving this required completing my Eagle Project, which required excellent communication skills. Also, through the Boy Scouts of America and my church, I went on several trips away from my family, some for as long as a month. More recently, I took a job at a conference center that required living independently for a period of two months. Many people with Asperger’s Syndrome struggle with leaving home and living on their own. I am also a regular volunteer at both at my church and in the public schools. I enjoyed doing all these things. The variety of my activities, the level of achievement I obtained, and the frequency in which I participate in each activity would be near impossible for someone who truly had Asperger's
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