Asperger syndrome

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As·per·ger syndrome

 (ăs′pər-gər) or As·per·ger's syndrome (-gərz)
n.
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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Mum Audrey from Glenrothes in Fife, told me Daniel, 10, has a rare handicap called Asbergers Syndrome plus a very low IQ, which means he has to go to a special unit in Kirkcaldy.