Asperger's syndrome: What to consider?

@article{Mirkovic2019AspergersSW,
  title={Asperger's syndrome: What to consider?},
  author={B Miroslava Mirkovic and Priscille G{\'e}rardin},
  journal={L'Encephale},
  year={2019},
  volume={45 2},
  pages={
          169-174
        }
}
Asperger's syndrome is a neurodevelopmental disorder which is part of the large family of autism spectrum disorders. People with Asperger's syndrome have difficulties in social interactions, verbal and non-verbal communication, and may display behavioural oddities, with stereotypies and limited interests. They show no language delay and their cognitive development is not marked by an overall delay but by specific impairments in certain areas such as the executive functions. The clinical… 
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