What is Asperger Syndrome?
Asperger syndrome is a fairly recently recognised disorder yet the first definition of Asperger syndrome was published over 50 years ago by Hans Asperger, a Viennese paediatrician.
Asperger syndrome shares many of the same characteristics as autism although people with Asperger syndrome do not ususally have accompanying learning disabilities. The following diagnostic … Read More »
M.S. Garnett and A.J. Attwood
The following questionnaire is designed to identify behaviours and abilities indicative of
Asperger’s Syndrome in children during their primary school years. This is the age at
which the unusual pattern of behaviour and abilities is most conspicuous. Each question
or statement has a rating scale with 0 as the ordinary level expected of a … Read More »
This diagram is a page from the updated ‘First Guide to Asperger Syndrome’ by Sue Gething, Head of Southlands School. Click on the image for a larger view.
The guide is available from OAASIS for £6.