ASPERGER DISORDER

By: Alyciah Gutierrez


Asperger Syndrom

Asperger syndrom is a distinct form of autism. It is a neurodevelopment disorder that effects your behavior, communication, and interaction with others.

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Symptoms of Aspergers

  1. Doesn't like change in daily routines

  2. Has a hard time interacting with others

  3. Can not pick up tone or style of language

  4. Speaks formal
  5. Very intelligent, and picks up on numbers fairly quick
  6. Tends to look up or find new interests on certain topics. They pick up on facts and details in certain topics as well.

Diagnosis for Aspergers


There is no diagnosis for Aspergers but there are treatments and therapy to improve their speech, communication skills, and daily behavior skills.

  1. Social Skills training

  2. Speech and language therapy

  3. Cognitive behavioral therapy

  4. Occupational Therapy
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Facts and Statistcs on Aspergers
  1. About 1 percent of the world population has autism spectrum disorder. (CDC, 2014)
  2. More than 3.5 million Americans live with an autism spectrum disorder. (Buescher et al., 2014)
  3. Cost of lifelong care can be reduced by 2/3 with early diagnosis and intervention. (Autism. 2007 Sep;11(5):453-63; The economic consequences of autistic spectrum disorder among children in a Swedish municipality. Järbrink K1.)

  4. Autism is the fastest-growing developmental disability. (CDC, 2008
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INSTRUCTIONS
Each student in the group is responsible for one of the topics below.
As a group you are responsible for creating your own Wiki covering the topics assigned. You may attach files, articles,
videos, pictures and/or word documents.
Websites used:
http://www.progeriaresearch.org/
Mayoclinic.com
Google Images
Be prepared to give your reports orally to the class using your Wiki.

Included in your report should be a description of these types of disorders. (Choose three) Include what they are, how they develop, who it affects, and treatmen
  • Asperger Syndrome
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Progeria
  • General Anxiety Disorder
  • Autism
Resourses
www.EverydayHealth.com
www.Web.Md
http://www.progeriaresearch.org

How to use the wiki page
  1. To enter content on this page, click the EDITtab located on the top, right side of the page.
  2. Enter the information and click Save to save changes.

You can upload files or create links to external website or to a page in the wiki.

  1. To upload a file or an image, click the Fileicon on the tool bar, upload the file.
  2. Click the Link icon to enter a link to a url or link to a page in the wiki.