Asperger


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As·per·ger

(ahs'pĕr-gĕr),
Hans, Austrian pediatrician, 1906-1980. See: Asperger disorder.
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After reviewing archive documents including Asperger's personnel files and patient records, Czech found that although Asperger did not join the Naziparty itself he did join affiliated groups and "publicly legitimised race hygiene policies" including forced sterilisation.
Carol Povey, of the UK National Autistic Society, said: "We expect these findings to spark a big conversation among the 700,000 autistic people in the UK and their families, particularly those who identify with the term Asperger."Co-editor of the report Prof Joseph Buxbaum, of Mount Sinai Medical School, in New York, said: "Asperger was not just doing his best to survive in intolerable conditions, but was complicit with his Nazi superiors in targeting society's most vulnerable people."
"He can act rudely and too straightforward because his emotional intelligence is not so developed."The World Health Organization (WHO) defines Asperger syndrome (AS) as one of the autism spectrum disorders (ASD) or pervasive developmental disorders (PDD).
I think Asperger's gives me the intense focus for music."
A fluent Spanish-speaker, Rachel finds that language easier to converse in than English because she finds it relies less on implied tones of voice and phrases, which are hard for people with Asperger's to decipher.
Packham, 56, has now made a BBC2 film, entitled Chris Packham: Asperger's And Me, which shows the impact of the condition on himself and others.
For example, Asperger called children with the disorder "little professors" because of their ability to talk about their favourite subjects in great detail.
Reid skilfully brings us into Del's world, illustrating the characteristics and challenges of Asperger's syndrome without sounding too clinical.
I think she was an Asperger's-ey person," Harman said during the event.
Not everyone with Asperger's syndrome will find these things difficult because everyone with Asperger's syndrome is different.
SINGER Susan Boyle's outburst at Heathrow airport has been blamed on her Asperger syndrome.