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.
High-Functioning Autism: What is it and How is it Diagnosed?
Someone with high-functioning autism might not seem "autistic." What's the difference between high-functioning autism and classic autism?
Learn about the symptoms and treatment of Asperger's, a type of autism spectrum disorder that affects social skills.
What Are the Types of Autism Spectrum Disorders?
WebMD explains autism spectrum disorders, including Asperger's syndrome, Rett syndrome, PDD-NOS, and childhood disintegrative disorder.
What Is Autism?
As the name indicates, autism spectrum disorder includes a number of conditions with different symptoms. Learn about what autism is and how it’s diagnosed.
Raising a Child With Asperger’s Syndrome
The condition, similar to autism, requires patience from parents, structure, and sometimes a special dog.
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.
Autism in the Classroom
When your child has an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), for example Asperger's syndrome, school can be difficult. Autism in the classroom is something that’s hard for teachers, parents, and the child with the ASD to deal with.