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Keywords

Asperger's syndrome -- Patients -- Counseling of;

Abstract

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

2005

Degree Name

Master of Arts

Department

Department of Educational Leadership and Postsecondary Education

First Advisor

Jennifer Murra

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Date Original

2005

Object Description

1 PDF file (21 leaves)

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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