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Book by Montana resident sheds light on Asperger's Syndrome


Autism is a severe developmental disorder that has been afflicting a growing number or students, frequently appearing in children as young as one year, but often not demonstrating severe symptoms until near age 5. Symptoms of the disorder include severe social problems — often complete noncommunication or impaired verbal and nonverbal communication skills — and patterns of repetitive behavior within very narrow interests.

Regarded as a form of autism, Asperger's Syndrome has similar but less severe features. Gradually, school systems and schools have developed facilities to deal...


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