Given the term pervasive developmental disorders (PDD) in the DSM-IV-TR, the spectrum includes autistic disorder, Asperger's disorder
, and pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified.
Key words: Asperger's disorder
, adulthood, diagnosis, depression.
will be dropped and incorporated under the umbrella diagnosis.
The five points on the autism spectrum included: autistic disorder, Rett disorder, childhood disintegrative disorder, Asperger's disorder
and pervasive developmental disorder-not otherwise specified.
A comparative study of the use and understanding of self-presentational display rules in children with high functioning autism and Asperger's disorder
In preparing DSM IV, we decided to add a new category describing a milder (and therefore much more difficult to define and distinguish) form of autism, called Asperger's Disorder
Finally, Dan was 25 years old and had been diagnosed previously by a psychologist and a developmental pediatrician with Asperger's Disorder
and Specific Learning Disability.
Village Glen School: Serves children with social and communicative disabilities, including Asperger's Disorder
Questions arose: Gifted and quirky, Asperger's Disorder
, or both?
Autism spectrum disorders--which include autistic disorder, pervasive developmental disorder-not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS) and Asperger's disorder
(1)--are a group of neurodevelopmental disorders that are characterized by marked impairments in social functioning and communication, as well as repetitive patterns of behaviour or restricted interests.
Among these students are children and adolescents who have been diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome (World Health Organization (WHO), 2007) or, as it is known in North America, Asperger's Disorder
(American Psychiatric Association (APA), 2000).
Brassard said, teaches all children and adults, including those with special challenges such as ADHD, hyperactive-impulsive disorders, autism and Asperger's Disorder
, among others.