Articles on Autism / Asperger’s

Abuse

Have We Lost Touch?

Teachers aren’t allowed to hug students. Often, students aren’t allowed to touch each other, either. Parents see their kids only in the mornings and evenings, and on weekends. We...
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Autism / Asperger

Book Review: Good Trouble

For those struggling with Asperger’s, there are arguably few inspiring memoirs. Joe Biel’s new self-published book, Good Trouble: Building A Successful Life & Business With Asperger’s, promises an uplifting...
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How Asperger’s Disorder is Diagnosed

Asperger’s Disorder (also known as Asperger’s Syndrome, or AS), like other pervasive developmental disorders (PDDs), involves delays and deviant patterns of behavior in multiple areas of functioning, that often...
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How Autism is Diagnosed

Although there are many concerns about labeling a young child with an autism spectrum disorder, the earlier the diagnosis of autism is made, the earlier needed interventions can begin....
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Asperger’s Disorder

Asperger’s Disorder is the term for a specific type of pervasive developmental disorder which is characterized by problems in development of social skills and behavior. In the past, many...
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Treatment of Autism

There is no single best treatment package for all children with ASD. One point that most professionals agree on is that early intervention is important; another is that most...
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