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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10) (a) heiye: seyye 2813, seye 5987, seiye 6191, 9372, cuntreie 8312 (b) heiye: aspie 1151, 6794, vilainie 2355, curteisielie 5064, Vnplie 5064, compeinie 7822, 8207, 9321 Evidently, rhyme-words in (10a) indicate the diphthongal pronunciation of heiye, while rhymes in (10b) seem to indicate monophthongal pronunciation with long [i:].
Mary-Minn Sirag, president of KindTree, says the retreat has featured live music before but never by a fellow aspie - until the Raventones played last year.
"We don't have a disease," said Jack, echoing the opinion of the other 15 boys at the experimental Aspie school here in the Catskills.
Ac why a wolde bat wykke were, y wene and I leue Was neuere man vppon molde bat myhte hit aspie.