[2015] alexis linner: Aspergers Syndrome

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[2015] alexis linner: Aspergers Syndrome

Aspergers Syndrome

There are no known causes that are well known. It is beleived to be a brain based condition with sypmtoms that run in the family

Aspergers syndrome is a developmental disability caused by differences in the brain. Aspergers is a type of Autism but with a higher intellectual development.

Symptoms differ from person to person but most of them are: repetitive behaviors, difficulty with communication and social skills, and fixated interests

Symptoms

Known Causes

Aspergers is neither a disease or illness, it's a disability in the functiong of the brain that affects behaivior, memory snd the ability to learn.

Individuals with Aspergers tend to fail to make eye contact with others and show little facial expression. They have a very sophisticated vocabulary and don't comprehend well.

Appears more often in males than females and believed to be severe versions of the male brain style. Aspergers occurs in one out of every 500 Americans.


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