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Asperger syndrome Treatments

Asperger syndrome: Treatments Inroduction

Asperger syndrome is not curable, but early recognition and treatment can help minimize symptoms so that children with the disorder can live as normal and productive lives as possible. The best treatment for Asperger syndrome is a plan that is individualized to the person's specific needs and symptoms. It generally includes therapies that address the primary types of symptoms of the disorder. These include repetitive routines, physical awkwardness and incoordination, and poor communication and social interaction with others.

A treatment plan can include helping a person with Asperger syndrome to develop the skills needed to turn an obsession with a particular subject into a healthy interest that can connect them with others socially. They can also learn the social skills needed to turn their obsession into a successful career. This may include cognitive behavioral therapy, social skills training, and communication skills training.

Asperger syndrome: Treatments

Some of the possible treatments for Asperger syndrome from various sources may include:

Treatments for Asperger syndrome

The following treatments are listed for Asperger syndrome in our knowledge base:

Treatment Notes

Only your doctor can advise whether any of these treatments are appropriate for your specific medical situation. Always discuss all treatment options with your doctor before making a decision, including whether to start or discontinue any treatment plan.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Asperger syndrome:

The following list of conditions have 'Asperger syndrome' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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