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  • Hans Asperger And Stereotypes Of Autism

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    1.2 Hans Asperger and Stereotypes of Autism In the 1940’s, Hans Asperger, an Austrian pediatrician, observed children with autistic-like behaviors and social and communication challenges. These kids had normal intelligence as well as normal language development. Asperger syndrome is a type of pervasive developmental disorder (PDD). PDDs involve delays in the development of skills, mostly around social, communication, imagination, and abstract thinking skills. Many experts argue that Asperger syndrome

  • The Pros And Cons Of Hans Asperger And Leo Kanner

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    “autos”, meaning “self”. The word autism was first used in 1908 by a swiss psychiatrist named Eugene Bleuler. He used it to describe a schizophrenic patient who had withdrawn into his own world. However, the innovators into autism research were Hans Asperger and Leo Kanner. While they were not working together, they were both doing studies during the 1940s. Leo Kanner, an American child psychiatrist, started by studying the behaviors of 11 children. What he discovered in their behaviors are both pros

  • Influence Of The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time

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    was very unsupported and rare. Autism turned out to be a foundation of embarrassment and several of those who were diagnosed were certified; in the 1970s everything started to change (Kennedy Krieger Institute and the Simons Foundation, n.d.). Hans Asperger and Leo Kanner both used the word autism, in the 1940s when they were doing

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder And Autism Essay

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    ‘autism spectrum’ was created, in nineteen forty-three and nineteen forty-four, a psychiatrist named Leo Kanner and German scientist named Hans Asperger discovered Autism and Asperger’s. Their research included looking at cases of children who were different and had qualities of aloneness, obsessiveness, and trouble with social interactions. Leo Kanner and Hans Asperger helped others understand children who were different and helped us today as we used their research to further the identification of Autism

  • Essay On Asperger Syndrome

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    Hans Asperger and Stereotypes of Autism Hans Asperger, was an Austrian pediatrician that observe autistic-like behaviors and social and communication challenges of children that hade normal intelligence as well as normal language development, in the 1940’s. Asperger syndrome is a type of Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD). PDD involve delays in the development of skills, mostly around social, communication, and imagination and abstract thinking skills. Many experts argue that Asperger syndrome

  • Children With Asperger 's Syndrome

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    (which may be referred to as Asperger syndrome, Asperger’s disorder, or simply AS) had its firsts definition in 1944 by Hans Asperger, a Viennese child psychologist. He found in four boys a certain set of behaviorisms he described as "autistic psychopathy”. These behaviorisms included "a lack of empathy, little ability to form friendships, one-sided conversation, intense absorption in a special interest, and clumsy movements." The kids were called “little professors” by Asperger because of the way they

  • Asperger 's Disorder And The Incidence Of Cases Within The Different Social Fields

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    interest to me due to the incidence of cases within the different social fields. It 's a syndrome whose classification is relatively new and as such requires a comprehensive approach for a better management of the condition. Asperger 's disorder owes its name to Hans Asperger who was the first to discover a group of children with traits very particular, mainly characterized by the absence of empathy, reduced ability to social relations, solitary conversations, a deep attachment to a special interest

  • Aspergers: Defining the Syndrome

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    Aspergers: Defining the Syndrome What makes you different? Is it your clothes, your personality or your hobbies? Do these things set you apart from everybody else or do they help you fit in? Would you change these things if you could. What if you couldn't change it because it was part of your DNA? Its something you can never change and it will be with you the rest of your life. One of these things is Aspergers. The symptoms, causes,diagnosis and their daily lives set them apart from everybody

  • Asperger Syndrome : A Disorder On The Autism Spectrum

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    Ashley Knowles Dr. Chaviano ESE 309 Spring 2015 Asperger Syndrome Asperger syndrome, also known as, Asperger disorder is a disorder on the autism spectrum. Asperger syndrome is on the mild, or “high-functioning,” end. Many affected with Asperger’s learn to adjust and become very intelligent and live successful lives. In 1944, an Australian pediatrician named Hans Asperger observed four children who had difficulty integrating socially. The children lacked nonverbal communication skills, failed

  • Asperger's Syndrome Analysis

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    Aspergers syndrome is a disorder within the autism spectrum that impacts an individuals ability to socialize and communicate normally with others. The disorder was named for Hans Asperger, an Austrian psychologist in the 1940’s. The disorder was added into the DSM-IV in 1994, separated from Autism itself. However, Aspergers was seen as a less severe form of Autism by professionals. As a result, the disorder has been eliminated from the most recent version of the DSM (2013)