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What is Asperger’s Syndrome

What is Asperger’s Syndrome

Asperger’s Syndrome was first perceived by Dr Hans Asperger, a Viennese pediatrician, in 1944. He noted similar personality and conduct traits in children that were alluded to his clinical practice. It is not a mental illness but instead a personality disorder, and in this manner, Dr. Asperger initially named the condition as Autistische Psychopaths in Kindersalter or autistic personality disorder. The most noted traits of the children he worked with included: impaired social abilities trouble in verbal and non-verbal correspondence…

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Dealing with Asperger Syndrome

Dealing with Asperger Syndrome

Asperger Syndrome is a relatively mild form of autism that effects people in different ways than regular autism. Because it usually does not affect language, many people with Asperger Syndrome go undiagnosed. This is the one form of autism that is usually not caught at an early age and is instead a disorder that is often diagnosed later in life. Asperger Syndrome, however, can be a very difficult condition to have, so as soon as you suspect yourself or your…

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