TITLE

The Geek Syndrome

AUTHOR(S)
Nash, J. Madeleine; Bonesteel, Amy
PUB. DATE
May 2002
SOURCE
Time International (South Pacific Edition);5/6/2002, Issue 17, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on therapy sessions for children with Asperger syndrome at Michelle Winner's social skills clinic in San Jose, California. Description of Asperger's as the little professor or geek syndrome; Difference between Asperger's and high-functioning autism; Idea of how children in Silicon Valley are genetically predisposed to autism because of parental traits such as the ability to focus intensely; Other factors suspected of contributing to autism.
ACCESSION #
6609185

 

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