Open Access Graduate Research Paper
Asperger's syndrome -- Patients -- Counseling of;
This paper provides a brief history and overview of Asperger Syndrome (AS) for counselors and other helping professionals. It describes the general characteristics of AS including social behaviors, emotional characteristics, theory of mind deficits, language, interests/routine, motor clumsiness, and sensory sensitivity. This paper also addresses the diagnosis and assessment of AS. Interventions for AS including psychotropic medications, social interventions, behavioral interventions, psychotherapy, and sensory integration is addressed as well.
Year of Submission
Master of Arts
Department of Educational Leadership and Postsecondary Education
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©2005 Bethea E. Woodsmall
Woodsmall, Bethea E., "An introduction to Asperger Syndrome for helping professionals" (2005). Graduate Research Papers. 1782.