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What Is Asperger's Syndrome?
is a neurological developmental
disorder considered part of the Autism Spectrum.
Children afflicted with Asperger's
Syndrome will encounter difficulty
in understanding social cues and
interacting with other people.
Individuals with Asperger's Syndrome
may be very intelligent and extremely verbal.
Interestingly enough, boys tend to be four
times as likely as girls to be diagnosed
with this disorder.
Other characteristics that occur with
Asperger's Syndrome include:
Sub-optimal or poor motor skills
Sensory integration problems including
sensory sensitivities such as tactile sensitivity or fear of loud noises.
Challenges with planning/organizing information
Here are some resources for you to learn more.
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