Asperger's syndrome

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a psychiatric disorder usually noted during early school years

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Some people with Asperger syndrome also have mental health issues or other conditions, meaning people need different levels and types of support.
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.
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.
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.
Tony Attwood, a clinical psychologist from Brisbane, Australia, has more than 30 years of experience working with individuals with autism, Asperger syndrome and pervasive developmental disorder.
Psychotherapist Dubin (psychology, Michigan School of Professional Psychology), himself a person with Asperger Syndrome (AS), addresses those with AS directly in his discussion of how the condition interacts with anxiety and what can be done to manage stress and reduce common health risks associated with it.
Yet there is much to be done for children with a diagnosis of Asperger syndrome.
Asperger syndrome in the inclusive classroom: Advice and strategies for teachers.
The Kaleidoscope Kid: Focusing on the Strengths of Children with Asperger Syndrome and High-Functioning Autism is a unique children's picturebook celebrating the gifts possessed by individuals with Asperger Syndrome and high-functioning autism.
The artist from Penarth has Asperger Syndrome, one of the more commonly known autism disorders.
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.
106) states, "Yet individuals with Asperger syndrome can still look at a face and assess characteristics such as trustworthiness.
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.