Aspager Syndrome Vs Asperger's Syndrome

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Asperger’s Syndrome is a condition that’s widely known throughout the world. Asperger’s exists as part of the autism spectrum but differs in the early development of language from other developmental disorders. Asperger’s Syndrome and high functioning autism are often referred to as the same condition. Individuals with both Asperger’s and high functioning autism have average or above average intelligence, but may have issues involving social situations and communication. However, these are two different conditions and while they do present themselves similarly, cases of high functioning autism require that the child had delayed language early in development, whereas with Asperger’s Syndrome, the child did not show a significant delay in language …show more content…
In Asperger’s experiments, he identified patterns of behavior and abilities which he called “autistic psychopathy;” the words autistic psychopathy collectively meaning “self personality disease.” The pattern that Asperger identified included: “a lack of empathy and ability to form friendships, having one-sided conversations, a great deal of enthusiasm in an interest, and clumsy movements.” Asperger also called the children he interviewed little professors as they had the ability to talk about their favorite subject in great detail. He was insistent that the children who had Asperger’s would grow up to use their special talents when they reached adulthood. Hans observed one child as he grew into adulthood and to his happiness, he was right. The child he had kept track of, Fritz V, grew up to be an astronomy professor and even solved an error in Newton’s work that he had noticed previously as a child. (Asperger Staff …show more content…
Children may also have obsessive interests that they’ll spend an extraordinary amount of time learning or talking about, or unusual speech, such as a monotone voice. (My Aspergers Child Staff 2016)

Symptoms found throughout these ages can be found in adults as well. People with Asperger’s can also become aggressive and be prone to meltdowns, or they may zone out or daydream when overstimulated. There are a variety of symptoms, but also a variety of treatments. (BrainBalanceCenters Staff 2016)

Treatment for Asperger’s can include social skills training, in which a therapist will teach the individual how to act in social situations. Treatments can also include speech language therapy, which can entail how to speak in a non-monotone voice. Cognitive behavioral therapy can change the individual’s way of thinking so as to deal with situations better and of course, there is also medication. (WebMD Staff

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