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Dr. Volkmar – What Is Asperger’s Syndrome?

Dr. Volkmar – What Is Asperger’s Syndrome?

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Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

Video Summary

  • Dr. Volkmar discusses Autism Spectrum Disorder.
  • He mentions that Autism Spectrum Disorder is characterized by social difficulties but good verbal skills.
  • Unlike classical autism where language development is a primary focus, in Autism Spectrum Disorder, the goal is to teach appropriate language use as the language skills are already present.
  • This subtype of autism allows for language-based intervention strategies.


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