Identical triplets with Asperger's syndrome.

@article{Burgoine1983IdenticalTW,
  title={Identical triplets with Asperger's syndrome.},
  author={E Burgoine and Lorna Wing},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  year={1983},
  volume={143},
  pages={
          261-5
        }
}
The case histories are presented of three 17 year old identical male triplets with Asperger's syndrome. They show the impairments affecting social interaction, non-verbal communication and imagination, the motor clumsiness, and the circumscribed interests characteristic of that condition. They also have some features in their history and present behaviour more typical of childhood autism. Despite marked overall similarities, the three differ in the severity with which their problems are… CONTINUE READING

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