An overview of characteristics of Asperger syndrome
Journal/Book: Educ Train Ment Ret Dev Dis. 1999; 34: 1920 Association Dr, Reston, VA 22091-1589, USA. Council Exceptional Children. 511-520.
Abstract: Asperger Syndrome (AS), although not a new disability is receiving increased attention in the United States and throughout the world. Researchers and practitioners are just beginning to understand this exceptionality that may impact more individuals than autism. This article overviews the behavior, socialization, language, cognition, motor, and sensory characteristics of individuals with Asperger Syndrome. In addition, it highlights some of the controversies associated with the identifying characteristics of AS.
Note: Article Myles BS, Univ Kansas, Med Ctr, Dept Special Educ, 3901 Rainbow Blvd, Kansas City,KS 66160 USA
Keyword(s): SCHIZOID PERSONALITY; AUTISM; CHILDREN; MIND; VIOLENCE; HEMISPHERE; CLUMSINESS; DISORDERS