Treatment of Asperger’s Syndrome

Whether it’s for you or someone you know, finding a therapist who can work effectively with adults who have Asperger’s is very important. Many therapists claim to have experience in this area but not all have the understanding and background … Read more

The overall goals of therapy for adults with Asperger’s syndrome are twofold:  To understand better one’s behavior and how it impacts one’s life. To develop the skills that are important for effective functioning.  These two broad goals are achieved when … Read more

The core features of Asperger’s syndrome in adults include difficulty in social interactions; impairments in verbal and non-verbal communication; and restricted, repetitive, and stereotyped patterns of behaviors, interests, and activities. In addition to these core symptoms, however, approximately 80% of … Read more

  Previously, I wrote about medication and whether it is effective for Asperger’s syndrome. That article, however, focused on children and adolescents. Today, I want to take up the question of whether adults with Asperger’s can benefit from medication. To … Read more

Asperger’s Syndrome is a disorder in which a person has difficulty communicating with others; developing, maintaining, and understanding relationships; and engaging in flexible, lively, and wide ranging interests and activities. Asperger’s has many similarities with autism. Recently, in fact, Asperger’s … Read more

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