Asperger's Syndrome, or AS, is a common condition part of a larger subset of developmental disorders collectively known as the autism spectrum. Individuals who have AS are often very intelligent and have focused and narrowly defined interests, but have difficulty understanding and interpreting social cues, such as tone of voice and body language. Often they seem aloof, uncaring or even rude, when in reality they simply don't understand. They must be taught the social skills that their typically developing peers learn naturally, which can be a laborious process.
Nov. 9: Free public play reading of "This is the Sound" at the Omaha Community Playhouse at 7 p.m.
Nov. 11: The Expendables with C-Money & The Players, The Flatliners and The Snips at The Waiting Room at 8 p.m. Tickets are $5 in advance and $17 at the door.
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The latest updates about on-campus crime.
If you take a look at the UNO Campus Security crime log, you'll notice a dangerous trend involving alcohol and alcohol-related activity. With so many violations, UNO students may wonder if their school fosters a safe, healthy environment.
It's a Saturday morning, and UNO students Keith Fix and Derek Stearns are whiling away their time by getting their geek on.
The two UNO students and aspiring entrepreneurs have hit a technological gold mine. By using their trend-spotting and tech-savvy minds, the duo crafted a website that may be well on its way to being the next big local Internet phenomenon.