A large-scale study of the characteristics of asperger syndrome

Brenda Smith Myles, Hyo Jung Lee, Sheila M. Smith, Kai Chien Tien, Yu Chi Chou, Terri Cooper Swanson, Jill Hudson

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This article presents the results of a large-scale study of the characteristics of 156 individuals with Asperger Syndrome (AS) ages 12 to 18. Specifically, cognitive (intellectual, empathizing, systemizing), adaptive behavior, behavior, temperament, and sensory profiles of study participants are overviewed. These characteristics are discussed as they relate to diagnostic criteria and instructional planning for adolescents with AS.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)448-459
Number of pages12
JournalEducation and Training in Developmental Disabilities
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2007 Dec 1


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Education
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology

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Myles, B. S., Lee, H. J., Smith, S. M., Tien, K. C., Chou, Y. C., Swanson, T. C., & Hudson, J. (2007). A large-scale study of the characteristics of asperger syndrome. Education and Training in Developmental Disabilities, 42(4), 448-459.