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Asperger's Syndrome

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ahmed diaa

on 19 June 2011

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Transcript of Asperger's Syndrome

Asperger's Syndrome Defenition an autism spectrum disorder that is characterized by It differs from other autism spectrum disorders by its relative preservation of linguistic and cognitive development. Although not required for diagnosis, physical clumsiness and atypical use of language are frequently reported. History + + difficulties in social interaction repetitive patterns of behavior restricted behavior Asperger syndrome is named after the Austrian pediatrician Hans Asperger In 1944, he studied and described children in his practice who lacked non verbal communication skills, demonstrated limited empathy with their peers, and were physically clumsy Fifty years later, it was standardized as a diagnosis, but many questions remain about aspects of the disorder. Clinical Picture Social interaction Speech and language Restricted and repetitive interests and behavior Other disorders Motor disorders Management Training of social skills Occupational or physical therapy Cognitive behavioral therapy Medication Social communication intervention training and support of parents Under Supervision of
Dr. Rehab Nageeb Screening Developmental screening during a routine check-up by a general practitioner or pediatrician may identify signs that warrant further investigation. The diagnosis of AS is complicated by the use of several different screening instruments, including : Asperger Syndrome Diagnostic Scale.
Autism Spectrum Screening Questionnaire.
Childhood Asperger Syndrome Test.
Gilliam Asperger's Disorder Scale .
Krug Asperger's Disorder Index .
Autism Spectrum Quotient.
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