Is There a Difference Between Asperger ' s Syndrome and High Functioning Autism ?

  • Dr Tony Attwood
  • Published 2003
We have been exploring the nature of autism, as described by Leo Kanner, for nearly 60 years. He described a severe form of autism, typified by the silent and aloof child. We have only been exploring the profile of autism described by Hans Asperger for about 15 years. The children he described had speech and were active participants in social interactions… (More)