WHAT IS SO SPECIAL ABOUT THEM?
SHORT REVIEW OF ASPERGER’S SYNDROME

Andreia SCHINDLER

Abstract


Often considered a “genius disability”, Asperger’s syndrome is a condition that, as all those found under the umbrella of what is generically referred to as “pervasive developmental disorders”, still raises many questions to specialists.

Keywords


Asperger’s syndrome; autism; pervasive developmental disorders; therapy

Full Text:

Full Text: PDF

References


Cohen, J. D., Donnellan, M. A., & Paul, R., 1987. Handbook of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Gargulio, R., M., 2006. Special Education in Contemporary Society, Second Edition, Thomson Wadsworth

Ghergut, A., 2005. Sinteze de psihopedagogie speciala. Ghid pentru concursuri si examene de obtinere a gradelor didactice. Iasi, Polirom.

Happé, F., 1995. Autism: an introduction to psychological theory. Cambridge, Massachusetts, Harvard University Press,

Kanner, L., 1973. Childhood Psychosis: Initial Studies and New Insights. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Klin, A., Volkmar, R. F., & Sparrow, S. S., 2000. Asperger Syndrome. New York: Guilford Press.

Kluth, P., 2003. “You’re Going To Love This Kid!”: Teaching Students With Autism In The Inclusive Classroom. Baltimore, MA: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co. Inc.

Marks, U. S., et al., 1999. Social Skills for Social Ills: Supporting the Social Skills Development of Adolescents with Asperger’s Syndrome. Teaching Exceptional Children. Nov./Dec., 56-61.

Muresan, C., 2004. Autismul infantil. Structuri psihopatologice si terapie complexa. Ed Presa Universitara, Cluj Napoca

Schopler, E., Mesibov, B. G., 1984. The Effects of Autism on the Family. New York: Plenum Press.

Siegel, B., 2003. Helping children with Autism learn: Treatment approaches for parents and professionals. New York: Oxford University Press.

Siegel, B., 1996. World of the Autistic child. New York: Oxford University Press.

Thompson, K. L., Bundy, K. A., & Wolfe, W. R., 1996. Social skills training for young adolescents: cognitive and performance components. Adolescence, 31(123), 505+.

Ramachandran, V.S., Oberman, L. M., 2006. Broken Mirrors: A Theory of Autism. Scientific American


Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.