ERIC Number: EJ619733
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
The Long Road.
Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, v15 n4 p216-20 Win 2000
A mother of an adult son with Asperger disorder discusses his adoption, the symptoms of his disability, social problems that he encountered in school, and his placement in a psychiatric hospital. His misdiagnosis with reactive attachment disorder and the long journey to a correct diagnosis of Asperger disorder are recounted. (CR)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adopted Children, Asperger Syndrome, Behavior Disorders, Children, Clinical Diagnosis, Coping, Delinquency, Family Life, Family Problems, Family Relationship, Mental Disorders, Parent Child Relationship, Personal Narratives, Personality Traits, Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue, Part 1.