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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- ...
  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. 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 ...
  6. 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 ...
  7. 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 ...
  8. Autism (Nemours Foundation)  
    ... PhD Date reviewed: January 2014 Back 1 • 2 • 3 For Teens For Kids For Parents MORE ON THIS TOPIC Speech-Language Therapy Asperger Syndrome Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) Delayed ...
  9. Autism From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)  
    ... well-developed language skills are often diagnosed with Asperger syndrome. Much rarer are children who may be diagnosed with childhood disintegrative disorder, in which they develop normally and then suddenly deteriorate between the ages of 3 to 10 years and show marked autistic behaviors. ...
  10. ... some of the criteria for autistic disorder or Asperger syndrome, but not all, may be ... with one of these diagnoses. The three types of ASDs referred to in the DSM- ...
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