Differences between autism and Asperger Syndrome

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Differences between autism and Asperger Syndrome

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So here is what you are going to hear about the difference between autism and aspergers. You are going to hear this catchphrase: Aspergers is autism without any language problems. And that´s basically true. People with aspergers develop seeming as though language is not a problem. You don´t have to directly teach them that noises coming out of people´s mouths actually have meaning and that which noise you put where changes meaning. They pick that up on their own. So they have all of the symptoms of typical autism but that one seems to be missing.

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Val Fein

Mom of Autistic Child

Val Fein is an autism intervention specialist in private practice, a psychology PhD candidate working on her dissertation research, and the mother of a child whose diagnosis moved from autism: severe/moderate to autism: recovered/indistinguishable, after intensive early intervention.

Val is currently conducting research for her doctoral dissertation. She is investigating how expert autism-intervention practitioners describe the process of successfully establishing moments of intersubjective engagement during their early intervention sessions with children who have autism.

Val designs and oversees individualized comprehensive autism intervention programs. She teaches parents, educators, therapists, and paraprofessionals how to target recovery from autism for the children they love. She works extremely closely with each family, partnering with parents to create and maintain programs that aim to maximize joy for their child. She specializes in the moment-to-moment mechanics of effective and meaningful intervention.

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