Ever since I was a little kid, I have had problems distinguishing left from right. I always assumed that it was “just me” but recently I've found that a lot of people with Asperger’s have the same problem. It might be an Asperger’s thing. It might be an “everyone” thing … or it might be a “nerd thing”. Who knows? All I know is that although I never actually get my left and right mixed up these days, if someone asks me to raise my left hand, there's a noticeable delay between the instruction and my compliance. In fact, I usually have to mimic writing (I'm left handed), in order to identify the correct hand. It's been that way for as long as I can remember. Growing Up As a child, I was always the first one to get out in games like “Simon says” but I had always thought that it was something to do with being deaf. Even when I could hear the teachers perfectly well I still had to look at the other students before I could make a move - and even then, I'