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ERIC Number: EJ779214
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Dec
Pages: 12
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 41
ISSN: ISSN-1547-0350
A Large-Scale Study of the Characteristics of Asperger Syndrome
Myles, Brenda Smith; Lee, Hyo Jung; Smith, Sheila M.; Tien, Kai-Chien; Chou, Yu-Chi; Swanson, Terri Cooper; Hudson, Jill
Education and Training in Developmental Disabilities, v42 n4 p448-459 Dec 2007
This article presents the results of a large-scale study of the characteristics of 156 individuals with Asperger Syndrome (AS) ages 12 to 18. Specifically, cognitive (intellectual, empathizing, systemizing), adaptive behavior, behavior, temperament, and sensory profiles of study participants are overviewed. These characteristics are discussed as they relate to diagnostic criteria and instructional planning for adolescents with AS. (Contains 7 tables.) [This work was supported by the Organization for Autism Research.]
Division on Developmental Disabilities, Council for Exceptional Children. DDD, P.O. Box 3512, Fayetteville, AR 72702. Tel: 479-575-3326; Fax: 479-575-6676; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United States