Insomnia is a frequent finding in adults with Asperger syndrome
- An Update on Neurocognitive Profiles in Asperger Syndrome and High-Functioning Autism. Meyer, Jessica A.; Minshew, Nancy J. // Focus on Autism & Other Developmental Disabilities;Fall2002, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p152
This article provides an overview of the similarities and distinctions between individuals with autism and those with Asperger syndrome (AS). First, we review the cognitive and neurocognitive profile underlying deficits characteristic of autism spectrum disorders. Particular emphasis is placed...
- The Neuropsychological Perspective on Autism. Tonn, Ryan; Obrzut, John // Journal of Developmental & Physical Disabilities;Dec2005, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p409
The purpose of this paper is to integrate the existing neuropsychological research on autism with some of the more recent literature. There is considerable debate concerning the neuropsychological distinction between autism and Asperger's disorder. There is also overwhelming evidence that...
- Asperger BozukluÄŸu OlgularÄ±nda YÃ¼rÃ¼tÃ¼cÃ¼ Ä°ÅŸlevler ve Dikkatin DeÄŸerlendirilmesi. // Turk Psikiyatri Dergisi;2010, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p289
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- Brief Report: The Impact of Subcortical Band Heterotopia and Associated Complications on the Neuropsychological Functioning of a 13-year-old Child. Beaudoin, Beata S.; Hill, James M.; Ming, Sue X. // Journal of Autism & Developmental Disorders;May2007, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p983
Motor impairment in children with Asperger syndrome (AS) or high functioning autism (HFA) has been reported previously. This study presents results of a quantitative assessment of neuromotor skills in 14â€“22 year old HFA/AS. Sixteen HFA/AS and 16 IQ-matched controls were assessed by the...
- 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.