Check out this article for some great advice from an adult with Aspergers Syndrom. This is worthwhile reading for teens, parents, teachers, and more. The points made here could apply to many people.
Growing Up Autistic: 10 tips for teenagers with Asperger Syndrome or “mild” autism – Autistic, Not Weird
Teenagers and young adults, this one’s for you. I was the weird kid. More specifically, I was the boy with Asperger Syndrome before anyone knew what Asperger Syndrome was. When I was ten, an educational psychologist came to assess me.