Aspergers Syndrome A Summary
Asperger's syndrome is a type of pervasive development disorder. It could be considered as a mild form of autism. People with Asperger's syndrome could be noticed primarily by their lack of social and communication skills. On the other hand, they have normal intelligence level and on par with the norm in language development. Asperger's syndrome indicators vary from mild to severe, basic symptoms are mainly: Problems with social skills, communication difficulties, limited range of interests, coordination problems in physical motor skills and development in odd or repetitive behaviors. Asperger’s syndrome was first described in 1944. however, it wasn’t officially recognized until 50 years later as it was added to the American Psychiatric Association's diagnostic reference. The cause of Asperger's syndrome is still unknown but some psychiatrist believe that its genetic. Sadly, it cannot be cured or prevented, but there are some behavioral modification treatments that may help people with Asperger's syndrome to cope within the environment.