As Scottish singing sensation Susan Boyle’s extraordinary career continues, the singer reveals for the first time that she has Asperger’s syndrome (AS), a high-functioning form of autism.
Thinking she had a more serious illness – Susan had been misdiagnosed after complications at birth and carried the “label” brain damaged throughout her life – she went to seek another diagnosis from a Scottish specialist. Susan now feels relieved and a bit more relaxed about herself.
- Read Susan Boyle: my relief at discovering that I have Asperger’s, by Catherine Deveney, The Observer, 8 Dec 2013.
- Read Susan Boyle: ‘I have Asperger’s’, by Catherine Deveney, The Observer, 8 Dec 2013.