Asperger syndrome

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As·per·ger syndrome

 (ăs′pər-gər) or As·per·ger's syndrome (-gərz)
A form of autism spectrum disorder that is less severe than other forms, characterized by difficulty with social interaction and communication and by repetitive behavior or restricted interests. No longer in clinical usage.

[After Hans Asperger (1906-1980), Austrian pediatrician.]
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IN THE YEARS since a doctor told me I had Apserger's Syndrome (AS), I have learned something about the features of this syndrome.
The couple, in a letter to the Daily Post, said they felt this was the only option left for them because of a lack of support for their daughter, Lisa, who suffers from Apserger's syndrome.