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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She will be talking about her personal goals and hurdles - including difficult times surrounding her son's diagnosis with Asberger's - with the aim of inspiring other women.
Katie's mum believes it is more likely that she felt hassled to leave after picking up on security guards paying extra attention to her in both shops, and would have felt more pressured than usual given her autistic Asberger's syndrome.
Parents are worried this is increasing the number of rejections for treatment of children and adolescents with mental conditions including Asberger's Syndrome, eating disorders, depression and PTSD.
This finding directly affects those suffering from Asberger's Syndrome and Dyslexia, among other conditions, meaning they require special assistance.
My Name Is Khan (2010, directed by Karan Johar) is a Bollywood film about an Indian Muslim man, Rizwan Khan (played by Shahrukh Khan) with Asberger's Syndrome, living in the San Francisco area and married to an Indian Hindu woman, Mandira Rathore (played by Kajol), who, post 9/11, sets off on a journey across the United States to meet the President and tell him, "My name is Khan, and I'm not a terrorist." Filmed in lush settings in both India and the U.S., this high-budget film was a blockbuster both in India and abroad and, at the time, was the largest grossing Indian film in overseas markets.
A similar fugue of demands sounds in Bag's new videos, but at about two octaves higher: Bag's five-year-old son August plays, at turns, Giles Bukowski, a "zombie formalist" who paints with a light saber; Petal Ultright, a conceptual sculptor who makes poop bracelets; and Rocket Asberger, a "post-Internet" artist who rips off Petal's ideas.
I have Asberger's Syndrome and oddly enough a close relative who passed away recently, had the condition too.
He told the ECHO: "Asberger's Syndrome kind of affects everything I do I guess but it makes me more unique.
For a decade Janis Sharp fought the combined might of the British and US legal systems to stop her son who has Asberger's Syndrome being extradited for hacking into NASA and Pentagon computers.
ASOFTWARE design company is providing sustainable employment to people with autism and Asberger's Syndrome as qualified test analysts.
Sheriff Paul Crozier told Richard Silver, 17, who has autism disorder Asberger syndrome, that his behaviour had been "appalling".