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Asperger Syndrome

Asperger's syndrome (also referred to as Asperger's disorder) is one of the five pervasive developmental disorders described in the diagnostic manual published by the American Psychiatric Association. The syndrome is characterized by significant difficulties with social interaction and patterns of behavior, interests and activities that best described as restricted, repetitive and stereotyped. The diagnosis indicates that a person is experiencing serious difficulties in these areas in their day-to-day living.

Source: Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV or DSM-IV-TR)
http://education.qld.gov.au/curriculum/learning/students/disabilities/resources/information/asd/asd6.html

ASPEN® Asperger Syndrome Education Network, Inc
www.aspennj.org/

Asperger Disorders Home Page
www.aspergers.com/

Asperger Syndrome Coalition of the U.S.
www.asperger.org/

Asperger's Syndrome Written by Stephen M. Edelson, Ph.D.
www.autism.org/asperger.html

Autism Asperger Publishing Company
www.asperger.net/

Family Village on Aspergers
www.familyvillage.wisc.edu/lib_aspe.htm

Info on Aspergers
www.wpi.edu/~trek/aspergers.html

Online Asperger Syndrome Information & Support
www.udel.edu/bkirby/asperger/

Tony Atwood
http://www.tonyattwood.com.au/

 

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