Asperger Syndrome affects an individual's social and cognitive understanding. We've partnered with the Autism Society to bring articles on the most pressing topics to help those affected by this complex condition.
What is Asperger Syndrome?
Asperger Syndrome involves difficulties with social interaction and communication.
Youth with Asperger Syndrome can learn skills to help them more easily navigate the social world.
- Making Sense of the Hidden Curriculum
- Autism’s Impact May Extend to Younger Siblings
- Teaching Social and Emotional Concepts to Youth with Asperger Syndrome
- Sexuality Instruction and Autism Spectrum Disorders
- Social Skills Intervention: Bringing it all Together
- Social Stories, Social Scripts and the Power Card Strategy
A combination of interventions are most effective in supporting youth with Asperger Syndrome.
- Supporting Appropriate Behavior in Students With Asperger Syndrome
- Preventing Meltdowns: Outsmarting the Explosive Behavior of Individuals with Asperger Syndrome
- Planning for a Successful Day: The Comprehensive Autism Planning System
- Preparing a Child with Asperger Syndrome for Medical Appointments
- The Importance of Matching Student Needs to Interventions
- Sensory Interventions and Supports for ASD
Classroom accommodations are recommended to support students with Asperger Syndrome.
- Asperger's in the Classroom
- Strategies to Help Students with Asperger Syndrome in School
- How to Teach Reading to Individuals with Asperger Syndrome
- Surviving the Executive Functioning Demands of High School
- With Open Arms: Creating a Supportive School Community for Kids with Social Challenges
- Weaving in Special Interest Areas Throughout the School Day
- Students with Asperger Syndrome
- Other Conditions Impacting Ability to Learn
Read how a few individuals describe their journeys with Asperger Syndrome.
Beyond High School
Young adults with Asperger Syndrome have a variety of options and opportunities.
Patricia Howlin, a researcher from the UK, once said that being on the autism spectrum is like falling through Alice’s...Source: Autism Society
You can get A’s in school and still flunk at life – Walker Percy Students with Asperger Syndrome (AS) frequently...Source: Autism Society
Guest EditorBrenda Smith Myles, Ph.D.
Dr. Smith Myles is a consultant with the Ziggurat Group and Chief of Programs and Development for the Autism Society. She is also the recipient of the 2004 Autism Society Outstanding Professional Award and the 2006 Princeton Fellowship Award.