Treatment of Asperger’s Syndrome

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

Opinions may vary, but scientific studies show that Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is the most effective treatment for autism compared to other therapies. Various scientific organizations, including the National Institute of Mental Health, Association for Science in Autism Treatment, and … Read more

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