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American normal : the hidden world of Asperger syndrome

Author: Lawrence Osborne
Publisher: New York : Copernicus, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Asperger's Syndrome, often characterized as a form of "high-functioning autism," is a poorly defined and little-understood neurological disorder. The people who suffer from the condition are usually highly intelligent, and as often as not capable of extraordinary feats of memory, calculation, and musicianship. In this wide-ranging report on Asperger's, Lawrence Osborne introduces us to those who suffer from the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Personal Narrative
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Osborne
ISBN: 0387953078 9780387953076
OCLC Number: 50116231
Description: xvi, 224 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Asperger and I --
Little Professors --
The Last Puritan --
Rain Men --
Diagnosing Jefferson --
Autibiographies --
The Poetics of Medicine.
Responsibility: Lawrence Osborne.
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