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New Topic on Genetics Home Reference: Asperger Syndrome by nih.gov Posted Tue 02 Aug 2011 3:11pm On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Treatment Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed July 2011 What is Asperger syndrome? Asperger syndrome is a disorder on the autism spectrum, which is a group ... Read on »
Asperger's Syndrome - Article by Untreatable .. Patient Expert Posted Sun 27 Sep 2009 10:03pm Due to a contestant on The Amazing Race having Asperger's Syndrome I felt it was important to print the following article on the many symptoms of this Autism spectrum disorder. Asperger's Syndrome - Symptoms Although there are many possible symptoms of Asperger’s syndrome, the main symptom is severe trouble with social situations. Yo ... Read on »
Understanding Asperger’s Syndrome by Take Root and Write .. Patient Expert Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:01pm   Asperger's Syndrome is a form of autism where the person is often highly intelligent but struggles with communication and social interaction. The condition is not widely recognized and undiagnosed children and adults may end up in work and school situations that are uncomfortable for them. Asperger's Syndrome is often detected when a chil ... Read on »
CACI Presents Social Cognition and Aspergers Syndrome by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Tue 28 Oct 2008 11:24am The COMMUNITY AUTISM CENTRE INC. Presents Social Cognition and Aspergers Syndrome : Teaching Social Skills From The Inside Out (Based on the work of Michelle Garcia Winner and colleagues- /www.socialthinking.com ) Presenter- Sharon Kincade , B.A., M.A. Psyc Sharon also has a Post Graduate Certificate in Counseling and is currently working towa ... Read on »
Kids CAN Social Centre for Children with Autism and Aspergers Syndrome by Kids CAN Posted Tue 10 Nov 2009 10:41am Kids CAN is a social skills centre and independent school that provides explicit teaching for children with Autism. Some of the social areas we focus on include: - emotional understanding - sharing and turn taking - following direction - Initaiting play with peers - Listening and responding - conflict resolution and problem solv ... Read on »
What Is Asperger Syndrome? by relationships .. Posted Sun 22 Nov 2009 10:00pm By Barbara L. Kirby Founder of the OASIS Web site ( www.aspergersyndrome.org ) Co-author of THE OASIS GUIDE TO ASPERGER SYNDROME (Crown, 2001, Revised 2005) Asperger Syndrome or (Asperger' s Disorder) is a neurobiological disorder named for a Viennese physician, Hans Asperger, who in 1944 published a paper which described a pattern of beha ... Read on »
Barely Autistic Spokespersons of the Alleged Autism Rights Movement Misrepresent Their Constituency by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:34pm How many of the spokespersons for the alleged Autism Rights Movement are actually autistic? At best it can be said that, to the extent that they share symptoms with persons with severe Autistic Disorder, they are barely autistic, and not representative of those with severe Autistic Disorder and they have no right to speak on their behalf. ... Read on »
Asperger's, Autism, and the DSM: A New Autistic Spectrum without Asperger's Syndrome by Dr. Polly Doctor of Philosophy Posted Thu 12 Nov 2009 10:01pm Is Asperger's a distinct autistic disorder that deserves its own place on the autistic spectrum?  No. Not according to an expert panel charged with revising the upcoming fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), the bible of mental health workers in addition to health insurance companies.  Th ... Read on »
Treatments for Asperger Syndrome by Docs Orders Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 4:41pm 1 Comment Here is a list of treatments and procedures that are commonly used to treat Asperger Syndrome: Behavioral modification Beta blockers Educational interventions Medications Mood stabilizers Neuroleptics Parent education and training Psychostimulants Psychotherapy Social skills training Tricyclic antidepressants ... Read on »
Drawing the Line on Media Access for your Child with Asperger's Syndrome (Part 1) by Gavin B. Facebook Posted Fri 04 May 2012 11:07pm The Needs of Children with Asperger's Syndrome Children with aspergers syndrome and other ASD's often have vastly different needs to their neurotypical counterparts. Chief among these needs is the need for visual and experiential learning. While most kids can easily follow classroom conversation and can easily separate the teacher's ... Read on »