Asperger's syndrome

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a psychiatric disorder usually noted during early school years

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On two separate occasions, he took a six-year-old boy with Asperger's syndrome back to his own flat without his mum's knowledge.
Helping Adults with Asperger's Syndrome Get & Stay Hired is, perhaps, one of the most important Asperger's adult guides on the market today.
Asperger Syndrome (World Health Organization [WHO], 2010) is also known as Asperger's syndrome (Wing, 1981, 1998), high-functioning autism (Boucher, 2009), and Asperger's disorder (American Psychiatric Association [APA], 2000).
During an interview with the Observer, the 52-year-old singer, who found fame after appearing on Britain's Got Talent, said that she had visited a specialist in Scotland, who told her that her IQ was above average, but she had Asperger's syndrome, the Independent reported.
99) EDWARD Stanton is a 39-year-old with Asperger's syndrome and obsessive compulsive disorder.
A MAN who battled bullies and abuse for much of his life before being diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome has been nominated for a national award which celebrates inspirational people who use digital technology to benefit their community.
What all of these employees have in common is Asperger's Syndrome (AS), a mild form of autism.
Six years ago, at the age of 58, I was diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome.
And, if you're Shonda and Curt Schilling, the challenges greatly increased when they got the diagnosis in 2007 that their then 7-year-old son Grant had Asperger's Syndrome, a high-functioning form of autism.
Mr McKinnon, who has Asperger's syndrome, faces up to 60 years in jail for breaking into the American systems after the 9/11 terror attacks, claiming he was looking for evidence of UFOs.
However, those with Asperger's syndrome often find something much more interesting than socializing.
Brenda Boyd first learned about Asperger's Syndrome when her nine-year-old son was diagnosed with it.
SEATTLE -- Individuals with Asperger's syndrome seldom commit crimes, experts said at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law.
It is currently estimated that over 500,000 families struggle with Asperger's Syndrome, a highly prevalent yet difficult to diagnose disorder that affects hundreds of thousands of children and adults.