Asperger's Syndrome Research Papers

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Asperger’s Syndrome, which is also known as Asperger’s Disorder, was originally described by Hans Asperger. Asperger was studying several cases in which patients had symptoms similar to those of autism; however, Asperger noticed that unlike autism, patients in the cases he was studying were experiencing more motor deficits and fewer speech delays. Asperger also noticed that all of the patients experiencing these additional symptoms were boys, and of the boys who were experiencing the symptoms, most of their fathers experienced similar problems. Hans Asperger died in 1980, and it was not until 1981 when Lorna Wing released a series of case reports regarding the illness that interest in what would become known as Asperger’s Syndrome …show more content…
This is because it is a neurobiological disorder with which you are born. Though one’s symptoms may lessen as they mature, you can never actually get rid of Asperger’s Syndrome. It is a disorder that is inherent in the brain and is a direct result of various structural and functional brain abnormalities. Therefore, Asperger’s Syndrome is a disease caused by nature, meaning it is not something that the environment you grow up in causes Asperger’s Syndrome also tends to run in families and has a high concordance in twins. This is further evidence that Asperger’s Syndrome is a disorder caused by nature based on its genetic and biological …show more content…
The doctor then recommended that the child seek a treatment plan consisting of various types of therapy, social support, and a few minor dietary changes to give the child more nutrients. A week after beginning therapy, the child began to slowly become more comfortable with talking to and meeting new

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