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Autism / Asperger

An Introduction to Autism

What is Autism? Autism is a mental disorder that begins in childhood that is characterized by persistent impairments in being to engage in social communication and interaction with others....
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History of Asperger’s Disorder

Asperger Syndrome (AS, also known as Asperger’s Disorder) is a severe developmental disorder characterized by major difficulties in social interaction, and restricted and unusual patterns of interest and behavior....
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In-Depth: Asperger’s Disorder

Impairments in Social Interactions with Others Although the social criteria for Asperger’s Disorder (also known as Asperger’s Syndrome, or AS) and autism are identical, the former condition usually involves...
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Conditions Associated with Autism

There are a number of concerns that often accompany someone with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), otherwise known as autism. Sensory Problems When children’s perceptions are accurate, they can learn...
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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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