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Asperger syndrome or high-functioning autism?

Asperger syndrome or high-functioning autism?

Author: Eric Schopler; Gary B Mesibov; Linda J Kunce
Publisher: New York : Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, [1998]
Series: Current issues in autism.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

The precise relationship between high-functioning autism and Asperger Syndrome is still a subject of debate. A special section features personal essays by individuals diagnosed with autism or  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Schopler; Gary B Mesibov; Linda J Kunce
ISBN: 9781461374503 1461374502
OCLC Number: 890206749
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New York : Plenum Press, 1998.
Description: xviii, 409 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Overview: Introduction to Asperger Syndrome (AS) & High-Functioning Autism (HFA); E. Schopler, G. Mesibov. The History of Asperger Syndrome; L. Wing. Subtyping Pervasive Developmental Disorder: Issues of Validity and Implication for Child Psychiatric Diagnosis; J. Pomeroy. Diagnostic and Assessment Issues: High-Functioning People with Autism and AS; A Literature Review; C. Gillberg, S. Ehlers. AS and Nonverbal Learning Disabilities; F. Volkmar, A. Klin. Neuropsychological Issues: Neurobiology of AS: Seven Case Studies and Quantitative Magnetic Resonance Imaging Findings; A. Lincoln, et al. Treatment Issues: Social Stories and Comic Strip Conversations with Students with AS and HFA;C. Gray. Language and Communication in HFA and AS; D. Twachtman-Cullen. Related Conditions: Repetitive Thoughts and Behaviors in PDD: Phenomenology and Pharmacotherapy; C. McDougle. Learning Characteristics of Individuals With AS; S. Hooper, M.B. Bundy. Personal Essays: A Personal Account of Autism; T. McKean. Conclusion: Premature Popularization of AS; E. Schopler. 8 Additional Articles. Index.
Series Title: Current issues in autism.
Responsibility: edited by Eric Schopler and Gary B. Mesibov, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and Linda J. Kunce, Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, Illinois.


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".....clearly written discussions of diagnosis, phenomenology, and interventions in autistic spectrum disorders..........Fascinating accounts of HFA and AS give some access to the unusual subjective Read more...

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