Asperger's syndrome

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a psychiatric disorder usually noted during early school years

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The research, led by Dr Sarah Cassidy and Professor Simon Baron-Cohen, from the Autism Research Centre at Cambridge University, and the CLASS clinic in the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT), found that two-thirds (66 per cent) of adults with Asperger Syndrome had contemplated suicide and a third (35 per cent) had planned or attempted suicide during their lifetime.
ASPERGER syndrome is part of a group of conditions where people experience difficulties with communication and social skills, and which can lead to isolation and emotional problems.
USAAA calls upon the media to report accurately and responsibly, and refrain from remarks that may generalize any diagnosis, such as Asperger Syndrome, as inherently violent.
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Adult Asperger Syndrome, New York, The Guilford Press.
Jonathan had seen a long line of therapists during his teenage years, but no-one was able to diagnose Asperger syndrome.
The Hawksmere Centre focuses on providing person centred care for young people with Autism and Asperger syndrome when they may be experiencing mental health issues, forensic issues, crisis in their current placement or require a period of assessment.
WHILE it is a form of autism, people with Asperger syndrome have fewer problems with speaking and are often of average, or above average, intelligence.
Children with Asperger syndrome, ADHD, or both, face challenges in school, home, and in their relationships.
Defining Asperger Syndrome in a brief textbook definition and then this book takes you on a beautiful journey through the eyes and mind of those who have Asperger Syndrome through their own words, pictures and explanation is a true gift.
Children with Asperger Syndrome present with significant social skills deficits, which may contribute to clinical problems such as anxiety, depression, and/or other behavioral disorders.
Both authors are parents of children with Asperger syndrome, a form of autism.
Autism Awareness Week starts on Monday and its aim is to highlight the needs and concerns of people with autism and Asperger syndrome, along with those of their parents, carers and partners.
With diagnoses of Asperger Syndrome (AS), high-functioning autism (HFA), and autism spectrum disorders (ASD) on the rise, there are readers seeking answers and information.
Written by Elaine Marie Larson and illustrated by Vivian Strand, I Am Utterly Unique: Celebrating The Strengths Of Children With Asperger Syndrome And High-Functioning Autism is a very special alphabet book with each letter of the alphabet corresponds to a positive quality or a strength found among children with Asperger Syndrome and High-Functioning Autism.