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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The mother of four said her daughter was diagnosed with Aspberger's Syndrome and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) after two years of tests, counselling and assessment.
Our Jewish guest is Adam Irving, whose documentary Off the Rails tells the story of Darius McCollum, an obsessive transit buff with Aspberger's syndrome who has been arrested 32 times for impersonating New York City subway conductors and bus drivers.
The initial reports described the killer as suffering from Aspberger's Syndrome, but while temper tantrums are often associated with Aspberger's, carefully planned mass murders are not.