Essays Tagged: "Asperger syndrome"

Autism, what causes it and what the symptoms are.

s in social interaction, communication, and imaginative play prior to age three. The second type is Asperger's Disorder. This is characterized by impairments in social interactions and the presence of ...

(5 pages) 223 0 4.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

" discuss the range of diversity in learning needs which may be encountered by the primary school practitioner.

various areas of need.A range of needs children experience, include some of the following: -Autism, Aspergers Syndrome, visual/hearing impaired, emotional difficulties, behavioural difficulties, dysle ...

(9 pages) 272 0 3.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education 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

Essay-Exam on The Boy Who Loved Transit: How the system failed an obsession by Jeff Tietz

t Darius be allowed to employ the unfit to stand trial by reason of mental incompetency defense via Asperger's Sydnrome had raised an important point. It seems very difficult to believe that he was in ... nsit line. Both of these factors limit the likelihood that Darius' lawyers could legitimately apply Asperger's in his defense. In my humble verdict, with all things considered and again reiterating th ...

(7 pages) 33 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Autism Today

patterns; poor eye contact; and appearing to be in their own world.Children who are diagnosed with "Asperger syndrome" have autistic behaviors, but no problems with language. Children who show no sign ...

(3 pages) 80 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

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


n and social deficits, but differ in severity. The five different diagnoses are: Autistic Disorder, Asperger's Disorder, Persuasive Developmental Disorder, Rett's Disorder and Childhood Disintegrative ... rior to age three. An autistic child will also have stereotyped behaviors, interests and activities.Asperger's Disorder is characterized by social impairments in social interactions and the presence o ...

(8 pages) 178 1 4.3 Sep/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Autism: The Isolated Individual.

y).The word autism may actually refer to several similar disabilities, including Autistic Disorder, Aspergers Syndrome, and "Atypical" Autism. Atypical Autism is a type of Pervasive Developmental Diso ...

(7 pages) 119 0 5.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


other pervasive developmental disorders include Rett's disorder, child disintegrative disorder and Asperger's disorder. DSM-IV was introduced to facilitate pervasive developmental disorders.Rett's di ... e very similar to those in autism so too are abnormalities in social interaction and communication. Asperger's disorder has often been regarded as a mild form of autism. Language and intelligence are ...

(3 pages) 100 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

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


299.00 Autistic Disorder, 299.80 Rett's Disorder, 299.10 Childhood Disintegrative Disorder, 299.80 Asperger's Disorder, 299.80 Pervasive Developmental Disorder Not Otherwise Specified (Including Atyp ...

(3 pages) 93 0 4.9 Apr/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

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

Brief report: measuring the effectiveness of teaching social thinking to children with asperger syndrome (AS) and high functioning Autism (HFA). Journal of Autism & Developmental Disorders

nowledge too accurately and quickly respond to verbal and nonverbal social information. People with Asperger syndrome (AS) and High Functioning Autism (HFA) have a deficit in social knowledge. One par ... ines the usefulness of teaching a social cognitive/social thinking approach to six males which have Asperger syndrome or High Functioning Autism. This study is used to examine the effectiveness and ge ...

(4 pages) 46 0 3.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Autism and Dance Therapy

ee of severity ranging from the most extreme where a child may be mute to the mildest form known as Aspergers Syndrome.Secondly, one may ask how dance therapy benefits autistic children. There is howe ...

(6 pages) 25 0 5.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Mental Illness HCA/240

Dr. Leo Kanner, who described thecondition in an article in 1943"(Autism, 2006). In 1944, Dr. Hans Asperger described a similar,but milder condition that is now known today as Asperger syndrome. Aspe ...

(7 pages) 24 0 0.0 Jun/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

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

What distinctions can be drawn between sentiment and sentimentality in literature for young adults? Discuss with reference to The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time.

roblems of the narrator, Christopher Boone, who appears to suffer from a mild form of autism called Asperger's, a father and son and the battle to regain lost trust, as well as the courage and determi ...

(8 pages) 1 0 0.0 Aug/2012

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature