One of my friends growing up had Aspergers - lovely chap. We've had guys with it in on work experience, and one of my best friends has some severe social difficulties and has been diagnosed. He rarely, leaves his house - in fact rarely leaves his room. He has to do certain things, like hoovering, to calm himself. When he does go out, it might just be to my office, and it has to be when there is nobody else around, and the office has to be tidy. I've spoken to him almost every night for 4 years now, and we're great friends. I often meet him, but I've never seen him face to face because he can't deal with eye contact.
He's one of the funniest, most talented, caring and thoughtful people I've ever met. In fact all of the 'spectrum' people I've known have stood out, not for their disorder, but for their calmness and maturity. Oh they describe 'normal' people as Neurotypical, or NTs. He feels that the differences are somewhat exaggerated.
We're all a bit autistic, and it's great.
Oh and I got 32 in that test.