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.
A combination of interventions are most effective in supporting youth with Asperger Syndrome.
Social Scripts, Social StoriesTM (Gray, 2000) and the Power Card Strategy (Gagnon, 2001) are three types of social...Source: Autism Society
How do I know if it is the autism or just behavior? Restated, this question is, “How can I tell if a behavior is a...Source: Autism Society
Lavoie (cited in Bieber, 1994) described the “hidden curriculum” as important social skills that everyone knows, but...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.