Aspergers Syndrome is a neurobiological disorder that falls under the Autism Spectrum Disorder.
While Asperger’s is considered a relatively new diagnosis (1994), it’s first known beginning can be traced to a paper published in 1944 written by Hans Asperger for whom the disorder was named for.
AS is often not properly diagnosed in children, as fast as Autism, due to the fact that Aspies have a normal or higher intelligence. In many situations, AS individuals can be attending school for a few years before they have been referred to a physician for a diagnosis.
What is common for Aspergers, sometimes wrongly spelled Asbergers, and children with Autism is being overly sensitive to smells, textures, sounds and sights. Other similarities between the two are being picky eaters, displaying difficulty with social interactions and allowing for proper personal space.
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The following articles will provide more Aspergers Syndrome information.
Asperger Syndrome Cause