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Asperger syndrome (AS) is an autism spectrum disorder. Autism spectrum disorders are developmental disorders that affect how a person behaves, interacts with others, communicates, and learns. Asperger syndrome is milder than autism but shares some of its symptoms.

The cause of Asperger syndrome is not known. It is more common in boys than girls.

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  1. Asperger Syndrome (National Library of Medicine)  
    Asperger syndrome (AS) is an autism spectrum disorder. Autism spectrum disorders are developmental disorders that affect how a person behaves, interacts with others, communicates, and learns. Asperger syndrome is milder than autism but shares some of ...
  2. Pervasive developmental disorder - Asperger syndrome; Autistic spectrum disorder - Asperger ... Hans Asperger labeled this disorder "autistic psychopathy" in 1944. The exact cause is unknown. More than likely, an abnormality in the brain ...
  3. Genetics Home Reference: Asperger syndrome From the National Institutes of Health (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... and may include treatment providers. Genetic Testing Registry: Asperger's disorder Genetic Testing Registry: Asperger syndrome 1 Genetic Testing ... do people use for Asperger syndrome? Asperger disease Asperger disorder Asperger's disease Asperger's disorder Asperger's syndrome For more ...
  4. Asperger Syndrome (For Parents) (Nemours Foundation)  
    ... is often difficult to diagnose and treat. About Asperger Syndrome The disorder is named after Hans Asperger, a ... average and sometimes above-average intelligence. What Causes Asperger Syndrome? Researchers and mental health experts are still investigating ...
  5. ... are typical challenges and accommodations for students with Asperger's Disorder and high-functioning Autism? www.washington.edu/doit/ ... 247 • Autism Society (2010) Working with Individuals with Asperger's Disorder http://www.autismsociety.org/site/PageServer?pagename=life_ ...
  6. Asperger Syndrome From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary  
    NINDS Asperger Syndrome Information Page Condensed from Asperger Syndrome Fact Sheet Table of Contents (click to jump to sections) What ... Trials Organizations Additional resources from MedlinePlus What is Asperger Syndrome? Asperger syndrome (AS) is a developmental disorder. It ...
  7. Asperger Syndrome From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)  
    ... Where can I get more information? What is Asperger syndrome? Asperger syndrome (AS) is an autism spectrum disorder ( ... Report, March 30, 2012. Why is it called Asperger syndrome? In 1944, an Austrian pediatrician named Hans Asperger ...
  8. ... on this page, please enable JavaScript. Adults With Asperger Syndrome May Have Higher Suicide Risk British study found ... Preidt Wednesday, June 25, 2014 Related MedlinePlus Pages Asperger Syndrome Depression TUESDAY, June 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Adults ...
  9. Asperger Syndrome (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) - PDF - In English and Spanish  
    What is Asperger syndrome? Asperger syndrome is one of the autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). Although symptoms are present early in life, Asperger syndrome is usually diagnosed ...
  10. ClinicalTrials.gov: Asperger Syndrome From the National Institutes of Health (National Institutes of Health)  
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