What’s so special about Asperger Syndrome?

@article{BaronCohen2006WhatsSS,
  title={What’s so special about Asperger Syndrome?},
  author={S. Baron-Cohen and A. Klin},
  journal={Brain and Cognition},
  year={2006},
  volume={61},
  pages={1-4}
}
In the field of autism, Asperger Syndrome (AS) is a relatively late arrival. It has become almost ironic that the two subtypes of classic autism and AS were described almost simultaneously by two independent clinicians (Asperger, 1944; Kanner, 1943). Kanner was born on June 13th 1894 in Klekotow, Austria. He left his home country for the US in 1924, moving to John Hopkins University School of Medicine in 1930 to set up the country’s first child psychiatry service within a paediatric hospital… Expand
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