Creativity and Imagination in Autism and Asperger Syndrome
- Nurturing imagination & creativity. Meyerhoff, Michael K. // Pediatrics for Parents;1994, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p8
Discusses how to enhance the qualities of imagination and creativity in children during early childhood. Three requirements for growth of imagination and creativity; Basic skill, opportunity and practice; Problem-solving; Role-play and fantasy; Music, art, etc.
- VREDNOVANJE DECJE MAï¿½TE U EVROPSKOM KULTURNO-ISTORIJSKOM KONTEKSTU. Maksic, Slavica; Pavlovic, Zoran // Sociologija/Sociology: Journal of Sociology, Social Psychology &;Jul-Sep2009, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p263
Encouraging child imagination is a desirable for developing creativity in youth and adulthood, and creativity is viewed as one of the solutions to the problems the contemporary word is facing. The aim of this paper is to examine the linkage between macro-social factors and evaluation of...
- Asperger Syndrome and Terror. Roe, Karen // Focus on Autism & Other Developmental Disabilities;Winter99, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p251
For reasons that most humans will never be privy to, God gave autistic children (as we have so aptly titled them) the greatest of all gifts . . . He gave them lifetime innocence. Beyond most other human beings, He decided to make the autistic child his very favorite: a gem in a bowl of rocks!...
- Introduction to the Special Issue on Asperger Syndrome. Myles, Brenda Smith // Focus on Autism & Other Developmental Disabilities;Fall2002, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p130
Introduces a series of articles on the Asperger syndrome. Characteristics commonly associated with the syndrome; Medical and psychiatric conditions seen in individuals with the syndrome; Neuropsychological profiles of individuals with the syndrome.
- Asperger Syndrome: An Overview of Characteristics. Myles, Brenda Smith; Simpson, Richard L. // Focus on Autism & Other Developmental Disabilities;Fall2002, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p132
Although the prevalence of Asperger syndrome (AS) is increasing, many children and youth who exhibit characteristics associated with this disability are not diagnosed until their later years. Because early intervention appears to be critical for individuals with AS, it is important that...
- Understanding the Special Interests of Individuals With Asperger Syndrome: Introduction to the Special Series. Myles, Brenda Smith; Smith, Sheila // Focus on Autism & Other Developmental Disabilities;Summer2007, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p66
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one by Mary Ann Winter-Messiers and her colleagues on a strength-based model of the role of special interests of students with Asperger syndrome, and another by Luke Tsai on a comprehensive description of medications...
- Ask the editor. Schopler, Eric // Journal of Autism & Developmental Disorders;Feb1996, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p109
Discusses the differences between autism and Asperger syndrome. Lack of a distinct causal mechanism; Reasons for using a separate Asperger syndrome label.
- Brief Report: Neuroanatomic Observations of the Brain in Pervasive Development Disorders. Bauman, Margaret L. // Journal of Autism & Developmental Disorders;Apr1996, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p199
Presents information on neuroanatomic findings in autism and Asperger syndrome (AS). Details of a morphologic observation of the brain in cases of autism; What are brain abnormalities confined to; Information on the number of Purkinje cells in the cerebellar hemispheres in autism patients;...
- Brief Report: Brief Syntactic Analysis in Asperger Syndrome: A Preliminary Study. Ghaziuddin, Mohammad; Thomas, Philip; Napier, Elizabeth; Kearney, Gaby; Tsai, Luke; Welch, Kathleen; Fraser, William // Journal of Autism & Developmental Disorders;Feb2000, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p67
Presents a syntactic analysis in Asperger syndrome (AS) using the Nroef Syntactic Analysis tool. Characteristics of children with AS; Issue concerning the difference of AS with other conditions, including autism with normal intelligence.