Autism and Asperger's syndrome.

@article{Towbin1997AutismAA,
  title={Autism and Asperger's syndrome.},
  author={Kenneth E. Towbin},
  journal={Current opinion in pediatrics},
  year={1997},
  volume={9 4},
  pages={
          361-6
        }
}
  • K. Towbin
  • Published 1 August 1997
  • Psychology
  • Current opinion in pediatrics
Knowledge about the spectrum of autistic disorders, including Asperger's syndrome, has grown significantly. Diagnoses can be made more reliably and there is better characterization of elements within the spectrum than ever before. A clearer picture of the cognitive limitations displayed by persons with conditions in the autistic spectrum is emerging. Deficits in manipulating abstract meanings, translating principles across contexts, and attending to contextual meanings can be seen in lower and… 
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