Asperger’s Syndrome

Counseling for Asperger's and other developmental disorders in Medina and Fairlawn Ohio

Asperger’s Syndrome is a developmental disorder that is closely related to Autism. It is usually diagnosed in childhood or adolescence. Though there are parallels between Asperger’s and Autism, with Autism there are usually delays in intellectual development. Those diagnosed with Asperger’s typically have average to above average IQs. The significant delay for those with Asperger’s is social development. People with Asperger’s often struggle with developing peer relationships, and displaying and interpreting body language and other nonverbal cues.

 

 

Signs Your Child has Asperger’s Syndrome:

 

  • Difficulty mixing in with other children
  • Laughs or giggles at inappropriate times
  • Has no fear of real dangers
  • Avoids eye contact
  • Standoffish manner or doesn’t like to be touched
  • Obsessive and inappropriate fascinations with objects

 

There are in-depth testing measures that can diagnose Asperger’s Syndrome.  Also there are various strategies to help those diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome and for parents whose children have been diagnosed.  Avenues of Counseling and Mediation, LLC has many Clinicians in both the Medina and Fairlawn locations who are trained to diagnose and treat Asperger’s Syndrome.

 

 

Asperger’s Syndrome Clinicians