Asperger’s Syndrome Information and Advice
Asperger’s disorder, Asperger’s, AS, or AD, syndrome) is one of several autism spectrum disorders (ASD) Asperger’s syndrome is characterised by difficulties in social communication and reciprocal social skills, and in restricted and stereo typed interests and activities. AS is distinguished from the other ASDs in having no general delay in language or cognitive development.
There is no single treatment for Asperger syndrome, and the effectiveness of particular interventions is supported by only limited data. Intervention is aimed at improving symptoms and function. The mainstay of treatment is behavioral therapy, focusing on specific deficits to address poor communication skills, obsessive or repetitive routines, and clumsiness. Most individuals with Asperger’s syndrome can learn to cope with their differences, but may continue to need moral support and encouragement to maintain an independent life.
Social care and health provision for those with Asperger syndrome and their families.
Committed to promoting awareness and understanding of Aspergers Syndrome. The Foundation aims to promote high quality support and services to enable people with Aspergers syndrome to develop into members of the community who are respected for their contributions. Site includes FAQ and information sheets.
An information, help and support site providing a broad range of facts, myths and signs of Asperger syndrome details.
A dedicated blog from a mother sharing her thoughts after her diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome. Site includes interesting and information facts along with members comments.