ERIC Number: EJ652115
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
Asperger Syndrome: Tests of Right Hemisphere Functioning and Interhemispheric Communication.
Gunter, Helen L.; Ghaziuddin, Mohammad; Ellis, Hadyn D.
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, v32 n4 p263-81 Aug 2002
Eight participants with Asperger syndrome (AS) (ages 10-41) were assessed in the following areas: the pragmatics of language and communication; verbal and visual memory; visual-spatial abilities; and bimanual motor skills. Results confirmed the close similarity in the neuropsychologic profiles of non-verbal learning disabilities syndrome and AS. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Descriptors: Adults, Asperger Syndrome, Brain Hemisphere Functions, Children, Communication Skills, Individual Characteristics, Language Impairments, Learning Disabilities, Motor Development, Neurological Impairments, Spatial Ability, Speech Communication, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Visual Perception
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A