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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)  
    ... in boys than girls. Signs and symptoms of Asperger syndrome show up by the time children are 3 years old. A major symptom is an obsessive ... them to make friends. Treatment focuses on the three main symptoms: poor communication ... National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
  2. Genetics Home Reference: Asperger syndrome From the National Institutes of Health (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... Testing Registry: Asperger syndrome 2 Genetic Testing Registry: Asperger syndrome 3 Genetic Testing Registry: Asperger syndrome 4 Genetic Testing Registry: Asperger syndrome X-linked ...
  3. ... HFA?..........................................................................Page 2 What are the Symptoms of Asperger Syndrome/HFA…………………………..Pages 2,3,4 What Causes Asperger Syndrome/HFA?.................................................................Page 4 ...
  4. ... strengths and abilities. In A Parent's Guide to Asperger Syndrome and High-Functioning Autism, the authors describe three employment possibilities: competitive, supported, and secure or sheltered. ...
  5. How Do Health Care Providers Diagnose Asperger Syndrome? From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)  
    ... be present by the time the child is 3 years old for the diagnosis of Asperger syndrome to be made. If doctors suspect Asperger syndrome, they will send the child to a team of specialists who are experts in diagnosing the syndrome. The ... , 4 , 5 Myers, S. M., & Johnson, C. P.; American ...
  6. What Are the Symptoms of Asperger Syndrome? From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)  
    ... and behaviors, and delayed motor skills. Children with Asperger syndrome display signs and symptoms by the time they are 3 years old. Some symptoms may show up as ...
  7. Asperger Syndrome From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)  
    ... However, unlike people with autism, many people with Asperger syndrome have normal or above-average intelligence and language skills. 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 See more information on ASD ...
  8. Signs and Symptoms of Autism (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... developmental disorder not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS), and Asperger syndrome. These conditions are now all called autism spectrum disorder. ASD begins before the age of 3 and last throughout a person's life, although symptoms ...
  9. Asperger Syndrome (For Parents) (Nemours Foundation)  
    ... others, and had poor coordination. According to the Asperger Syndrome Coalition of the United States, the onset of AS may be later than what is typical in autism — or at least it is recognized later. Many kids are diagnosed after age 3, with most diagnosed between the ages of 5 ...
  10. Are There Disorders or Conditions Associated with Neural Tube Defects? From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)  
    ... and deficits consistent with nonverbal learning disabilities syndrome. 3 This syndrome shares some of its characteristic features with Asperger syndrome Other Conditions Some people with myelomeningocele have ...
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