Just many things in life, there are gifts and challenges associated with Asperger’s, but there have been many successful people who are thought to have had ASD including Albert Einstein, Temple Grandin, Thomas Jefferson, and actor Dan Aykroyd.

For a list of famous people who have thought to have Asperger’s visit:

Famous People with Asperger’s Syndrome¬†
Famous People with Autism

“Asperger’s and Self-Esteem: Insight and Hope through Famous Role Models” by Norm Ledgin.