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Ari's Omission : Autistic Disorder and Aspergers Disorder are Critically Different Disorders by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Sun 17 May 2009 10:12pm Why do some persons with Aspergers Disorder insist on the right to speak for persons with Autistic Disorder, to tell the world that persons with Autistic Disorder do not want to be cured, and why does the media let them get away with it? Newsweek has now become the latest stop for Ari Ne'eman, a very intelligent, highly articulate gentleman ... Read on »
Autism Disorder Versus Asperger's Syndrome by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 6:24pm The Autism Society of America has published a good overview of Autism Disorder and Asperger's Syndrome on TylerPaper.com . The article contains a basic description of both Autism Disorder and Asperger's Syndrome and helps distinguish between the two similar but distinct disorders: What distinguishes Asperger's Syndr ... Read on »
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 »
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 »
Aspergers Syndrome Symptoms to Be Argus-Eyed About by rajesh moganti Posted Mon 20 Dec 2010 2:51am Though there are copious likely symptoms of Aspergers syndrome, the chief one is acute difficulty faced with social scenarios. A kid might be having mild-ranging to acute symptoms or having only some or several of such symptoms. Due to the wide-ranging array of symptoms, no duo kids with Aspergers syndrome would be similar. Asperger’s syndr ... 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 »
Asperger Syndrome is not a disability, just ask Lenny Schafer by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Thu 06 Aug 2009 10:24pm 1 Comment Lenny Schafer wrote one of the most insulting comments I have seen on the Age of Autism blog in a long time. This is actually old news—the comment was made on Luly 13th. I missed the comment, but how did I miss that it was, no kidding, picked as an award winning “comment of the week” by the “editors” of the Age of Autism blog. If you didn’t ... Read on »
Asperger's Syndrome and Kennedy Krieger Institute by Haveyroo Posted Tue 21 Jun 2011 9:40pm On June 2nd we spent the day with a NeuroPsychologist at Kennedy Krieger Institute .   KKI is an internationally recognized institution which helps children with developmental disabilities.  They have a high focus on brain, spinal cord and musculoskeletal related disorders.  We have been there a couple times before but have not met with this d ... Read on »
ADHD, Asperger Syndrome and Motor Skills by Your Therapy Source Posted Tue 16 Aug 2011 9:15am Recent research evaluated the motor skills of 36, eight to twelve year old boys (12 with ADHD, 12 with Asperger Syndrome and 12 typically developing peers). The Physical and Neurological Examination for Subtle Signs was used to evaluate the boys and the following was examined: 1) total speed of timed activities, 2) total overflow, and 3) total d ... Read on »