Signs and Symptoms of Asperger's Syndrome - FamilyEducation

Signs and Symptoms of Asperger's Syndrome

Characteristics Checklist for Asperger's Syndrome

Characteristics Checklist for Asperger's SyndromeThis appendix contains a description of the characteristics displayed by children and teens with Asperger's syndrome, a form of autism. Once again, because our approach is practical, we provide descriptions of the characteristics, rather than merely listing them. By describing what a particular characteristic will look like when displayed, you will have a clearer picture of which characteristics are most problematic for your child. read more

Characteristics Checklist for Asperger's Syndrome: Cognitive Issues

Print out and use this checklist to help in an initial diagnosis of Asperger's syndrome in your child. You can find more checklists on Asperger's syndrome here. read more

Characteristics Checklist for Asperger's Syndrome: Interests/Routines/Order

Print out and use this checklist to help in an initial diagnosis of Asperger's syndrome in your child. You can find more checklists on Asperger's syndrome here. read more

Characteristics Checklist for Asperger's Syndrome: Language Skills

Print out and use this checklist to help in an initial diagnosis of Asperger's syndrome in your child. You can find more checklists on Asperger's syndrome here. read more

Characteristics Checklist for Asperger's Syndrome: Motor Skills

Print out and use this checklist to help in an initial diagnosis of Asperger's syndrome in your child. You can find more checklists on Asperger's syndrome here. read more

Characteristics Checklist for Asperger's Syndrome: Sensory Sensitivities

Print out and use this checklist to help in an initial diagnosis of Asperger's syndrome in your child. You can find more checklists on Asperger's syndrome here. read more

Characteristics Checklist for Asperger's Syndrome: Social Interactions

Print out and use this checklist to help in an initial diagnosis of Asperger's syndrome in your child. You can find more checklists on Asperger's syndrome here. read more

Could Your Child Have Asperger's?

Take this quiz to determine whether your child exhibits the common traits of Asperger's syndrome. read more

The 6 Characteristics of Asperger's Syndrome

Has your child been diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome? Read up on the characteristics of this disorder, so you can find strategies to cope with your child's behaviors. read more

Your Asperger Child: The Reasons Behind the Behavior

Your Asperger Child: The Reasons Behind the Behavior You need to understand what your child or teenager is thinking, how he interprets what is going on, and how his deficits cause problems before you can begin any intervention strategy. Do not rush into action until you have collected enough information and analyzed what is going on. If you do not know the reasons behind the behavior, you may very likely do the wrong thing. If you know what is going on, you can help things go better. Realizing that your child will not be a good observer of his behavior is your first step. read more

Your Child's Sensory Portrait: A Checklist

Use this checklist to determine your child's sensitivities and to discover any triggers and patterns underlying worrisome behaviors. read more