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Autism and Asperger syndrome

Author: Uta Frith
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Able, or high-functioning, autistic individuals are increasingly recognized as suffering from Asperger syndrome. They are highly gifted and learn to compensate for their autism to a remarkable  Read more...

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Named Person: Hans Asperger
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Uta Frith
ISBN: 0521384486 9780521384483 052138608X 9780521386081
OCLC Number: 23731537
Description: x, 247 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: List of illustrations --
Acknowledgements --
Asperger and his syndrome --
'Autistic psychopathy' in childhood --
The relationship between Asperger's syndrome and Kanner's autism --
Clinical and neurobiological aspects of Asperger syndrome in six family studies --
Asperger syndrome in adulthood --
Living with Asperger's syndrome --
The autobiographical writings of three Asperger syndrome adults: problems of interpretation and implications for theory --
Name index --
Subject index.
Responsibility: edited by Uta Frith.
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'Our concept of autism, all too often, is one of grossly-disabled, poorly-functioning children - the classical syndrome described by Kanner. This concept needs to be expanded, for there are also Read more...

 
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