Asperger's syndrome: A case diagnosed in late adolescence
Gilmore, Linda & Hayes, Alan (1996) Asperger's syndrome: A case diagnosed in late adolescence. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 1(3), pp. 431-439.
The case is presented of a 17 yr old boy with a recent diagnosis of Asperger's syndrome. Despite displaying a characteristic pattern of deficits in cognitive, social and behavioral functioning, isolated cognitive skills and a remarkable ability for calendar calculation, this boy was not diagnosed during childhood. Coexisting skills and impairments were explored through a description of developmental history and current functioning. The article considers the reasons for the disorder not being identified during childhood and discusses the case-study findings in relation to current issues about the prevalence of Asperger's syndrome, the difficulties of diagnosis and essential diagnostic criteria.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
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|Keywords:||Diagnosis of Asperger's syndrome, 17 yr old male adolescent|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES (170000) > PSYCHOLOGY (170100) > Psychology not elsewhere classified (170199)|
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research
Current > Schools > School of Cultural & Professional Learning
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 1996 Sage Publications|
|Deposited On:||25 May 2006 00:00|
|Last Modified:||25 Mar 2013 08:16|
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