Essays Tagged: "Asperger" they recognize it..what treatments are available

d the rules of reciprocal conversation, and could not look others in the eye (Less: 2002) Tommy has Asperger's Syndrome, a mild form of autism.What is autism? What causes autism? Is there a cure for a ... on, and certain stereotyped patterns of behavior (Szatmari, 2002). Other categories include Autism, Asperger's Syndrome, Rett's Syndrome, and PDD not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS) (National Institute ...

(9 pages) 302 0 4.8 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Asperger's Syndrome

Asperger's SyndromeAsperger's Syndrome (AS), one of the autistic spectrum disorders, is severe and s ... ction and the development of limited or restricted patterns of behavior, interests, and activities. Asperger's syndrome is also known as Asperger's disorder. Hans Asperger, a Viennese pediatrician, ac ... l Manual of Mental Disorders for the first time in the fourth edition published in 1994 (Bauer, 1). Asperger's disorder is described as a pervasive developmental disorder characterized by difficulty o ...

(4 pages) 190 2 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Term paper; Everything about Autism, with sources on the last page

in 1943 by a man named Leo Kanner. Even then, autism is a description of a range of disorders like Asperger's syndrome and Pervasive developmental disorders. Autism is ever changing; everyday scienti ... r to 1 in 150 children under the age of 10. Those affected by disorders relating to Autism, such as Asperger's, total nearly 300,000 in the US alone and if you include adults it totals close to one mi ...

(12 pages) 194 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Examine the importance of Christopher's first person narration in relation to the characterization and themes in "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time"

limitations placed upon the book regarding themes and other characters.As Christopher suffers from Asperger's Syndrome it would be difficult to describe his character in detail with a third person na ...

(4 pages) 66 0 4.3 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Autism: an observation of an autistic child and the creation of learning environment.

ions that are new to them.One condition that is recognised as falling into the autistic spectrum is Asperger's Syndrome of High Functioning Autism (HFA). This is viewed as a milder form of autism, the ... e academically. Unlike classic autism which is often diagnosed within the first three years of age, Asperger's syndrome is unlikely to manifest itself until the child is much older.Section 299.80 of t ...

(11 pages) 183 0 2.5 Aug/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology


critical disorders in verbal and nonverbal language and unusual behaviors. Another PDD disorder is Asperger's Syndrome, which involves relatively good verbal language, with "milder" nonverbal languag ... social contact, communication and behavior. Therefore, special problems associated with autism are Asperger's Syndrome, Angelman Syndrome, and Fragile X Syndrome.A number of children with autism disp ...

(8 pages) 145 0 3.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Definition of Autism

ion of the disorder and the recognized related condition along the autism spectrum disorder or ASD, Asperger's disorder, and finally to attempt to explore the changeability of terms associated with au ... have theorized than the pioneers who first published accounts of the disorder; Leo Kanner and Hans Asperger. (Frith, 2003, p.5) The inquiry into the history of autism leads one to believe that the di ...

(6 pages) 112 0 4.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

What it's like to be Autistic

core deficit.Clinically, Autism was initially originated individually by Leo Kanner (1943)and Hans Asperger (Frith, 2003) respectively in the 1940's. From there came Kanner's early development of his ... d NEWCOMBE, P. 2006. Theory of Mind and Central Coherence in Adults with High-Functioning Autism or Asperger Syndrome. Autism [Online Journal] 10 (4), pp.365-382. Available from SpringerLink at http:/ ...

(7 pages) 69 1 3.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology


ily means an increase in cases...? Page 16 of ?Autism ? Explaining the Enigma?. Leo Kanner and Hans Asperger where the first ones to publish anything on this disorder. Eugen Bleuler was the first pers ... name ?autism? in 1911. Originally referred to a basic disturbance in schizophrenia. Both Kanner and Asperger had different ideas about Autism, Kenner?s paper has become the most quoted in the whole li ...

(13 pages) 76 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

ece of narrative which takes us on a journey through the life of Christopher - a boy suffering from Asperger's Syndrome. Through the book Mark Haddon has tried to paint the picture of the life of some ... is immensely accurate, since it is written in the first person narrative. He has classic traits of Asperger's Syndrome which add to the beauty of the story line.As the story goes, Christopher leads a ...

(4 pages) 17 0 0.0 Jun/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Asperger’s Syndrome: An Autism Spectrum Disorder

Asperger's Syndrome: An Autism Spectrum Disorder Let's say you are volunteering as a mentor for an a ... l that there is something quite different about this boy. This child has autism, more specifically, Asperger's syndrome. Asperger's syndrome is a subset of five other autism spectrum disorders, the ot ... sorder, and pervasive developmental disorder (Heward, P. 264). Prior to Viennese pediatrician, Hans Asperger's diagnosis and description of Asperger's Syndrome in the 1940s, individuals who most likel ...

(10 pages) 28 0 0.0 Jun/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers