Susan Boyle was in good stead after learning she is afflicted with Asperger's syndrome.
According to The Observer via CNN on Dec. 8, the singer from Scotland was diagnosed with the disorder last month, allowing Boyle to become informed that she does not have a more serious condition, a big fear.
Apparently, Susan was thinking she had brain damage since that is what she was told when she was just a kid.
Boyle said, "...I always knew it was an unfair label. Now I have a clearer understanding of what's wrong and I feel relieved and a bit more relaxed about myself."
The 52-year-old warbler who became internationally acclaimed for her artistry after being launched on "Britain's Got Talent" about five years ago. Susan Boyle has previously talked about being bullied. She also said she suffered other social problems. These problems partially kept the singer from making it to the limelight despite her amazing talent.
So what is Asberger's syndrome?
According to Web MC, this malady is a type of pervasive developmental disorder or PDD. It is a form of autism and often hinders basic skills such as those used to communicate and to socialize.
Although this may be a devastating diagnosis to some people, Susan Boyle feels she has clarity after her Asperger diagnosis has come to light. And she also feels better about performing because that gift is a great asset that needs to be shared. Sing on, Susan Boyle, sing on.