Skip to content

Autism Spectrum Disorders Health Center

Asperger's Syndrome Directory

Asperger's syndrome is a pervasive development disorder and is on the autism spectrum. It is similar to autism, but those with Asperger's usually function better, socialize more with others, and communicate and learn normally. Causes are unknown, but genetics may play a role. Treatments may include special education classes, behavior modification, speech or occupational therapy, medications, and more. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how Asperger's syndrome is caused as well as symptoms and treatments.

Medical Reference

Features

Thumbnail: High Functioning Autism and Asperger's: Technical Smarts

People with high-functioning autism and Asperger's syndrome can be adept at technical jobs such as engineering or Internet-related jobs.

Read Full Article

News Archive

Today on WebMD

girl at window
Symptoms within the first 2 years of a child’s life.
boy playing a violin
How is this condition similar to autism?
 
toddler blinking
Learn about the 5 types of PDD.
preschool age girl sitting at desk
What causes this rare form of autism?
 
High Functioning Autism And Asperge Syndrome
Article
Gluten Free Diet Slideshow
Article
 
Dealing With Autism A Familys Journey
Article
Vaccine and needle
VIDEO
 
little boy walking in road
Article
Mother hugging teenage son
Article
 
Understanding Rett Syndrome
Article
Home Care Tips
Article