Mathematical ability of students with Asperger syndrome and high-functioning autism

  title={Mathematical ability of students with Asperger syndrome and high-functioning autism},
  author={Hsu-Min Chiang and Yueh-Hsien Lin},
  pages={547 - 556}
This article reviews studies investigating cognitive ability and academic achievement of students with Asperger syndrome (AS) and high-functioning autism (HFA). Particular emphasis is placed on the mathematical ability of people with AS/HFA. A preliminary analysis of empirical data is presented. Findings indicate that: (1) the majority of individuals with AS/HFA have average mathematical ability; (2) the majority of individuals with AS/HFA have a significant but clinically modest math weakness… 

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