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Doctor insights on: Aspergers Association Of New England

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Is there any association between asperger's and child abuse?

Is there any association between asperger's and child abuse?

Not directly: The causes of asperger's disorder remain poorly understood, but it is not a result of abuse. On the other hand, individuals with asperger's disorder sometimes behave in ways that frustrate others, which may increase their risk of being abused. ...Read more

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The new dsm v does not include Asperger syndrome how will future people with this asd be treated ?

The new dsm v does not include Asperger syndrome  how will future people with this asd  be treated ?

Likely no different: What will likely happen is that most with asperger's syndrome will be reclassified as autism spectrum disorder and hopefully most services will remain intact. It has always been somewhat diffficut for some with aspergers to get help if they are doing well academically and mainly have social difficulties. Schools base services on function in school and social difficulties often ignored. ...Read more

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I heard this, People with aspergers have no problem with talking to new people. Is this true, as I seem to have difficulty. Or am I just shy/introver?

No, it is not true: There are many reasons why people are uncomfortable talking to new individuals; being an introvert, being shy, social anxiety disorder is also a possibilty; It is a good idea to see a mental health professional to get it checked out; ...Read more

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Can aspergers last forever?

How long aspergers: Aspergers disorder is considered a life long condition. However, with learning social pragmatic skills and reduction of anxiety, individuals often seem more like those with non verbal learning disabilities as they get older. Key is to learn social pragmatics and how to control anxiety, either with cognitive behavioral training or with the help of medication. ...Read more

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How do you treat aspergers syndrome?

How do you treat aspergers syndrome?

Maybe with Oxytocin: Early trials with oxytocin have been encouraging. It will take some time however, for this treatment to effectively go mainstream. ...Read more

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What to do about aspergers syndrome!?

OASIS;MAAP: Usually, patients, family and friends can benefit from the support, advice, education and guidance of established organizations and associations. Oasis;maap is an association worthy of use. Their website is http://www.Aspergersyndrome.Org, and they can be contacted at 12196621311. ...Read more

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What to do if i need help about aspergers?

Please consider: consultation with a psychiatrist or psychologist. Take care. ...Read more

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What can I do if I have asperger's syndrome?

What can I do if I have asperger's syndrome?

Find a psychologist: to make sure this is the correct diagnosis. If it is correct, find a therapist/and or coach to help you understand your condition and help you understand how to cope with social situations. ...Read more

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Good reading resources for asperger's child?

Aspergers: Try all cats have aspergers, my book max gamer, and depending on age, freaks, geeks, and aspergers syndrome. http://www.maxgameronline.com learn more here http://youtu.Be/xg1ngp1ngds. ...Read more