Sandi Johnson

Comorbidity with Asperger’s Syndrome: What You Need to Know

In terms of comorbidity with Asperger’s Syndrome, neither doctors nor researchers can predict what, if any, additional challenges your child will struggle with beyond Asperger’s. However, there are disorders and conditions, which are commonly, associated with autism spectrum disorders.

The Diagnostic Criteria for Asperger’s Syndrome

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) is published by the American Psychiatric Association (APA.) The DSM lists diagnostic criteria for a variety of mental diseases, disorders, and conditions, including Asperger’s syndrome and other pervasive developmental disorders.

How to Deal with Asperger’s Syndrome Violent Behaviors

Parents of children with Asperger’s syndrome are often shocked and worried about the violent behaviors these children sometimes exhibit. Corrective measures intended for a developmentally “normal” child seldom work for Aspies, leaving parents at a loss as to how to deal with harmful behavior.