Developmental Disabilities: Asperger’s Syndrome

The Nystrom & Associates provider consulted for this article is Julie Yaekel-Black Elk, Ph.D., LPCC-MN, LPC-WI, Clinic Director & Outpatient Therapist.   Asperger's syndrome (AS) is a developmental disability. Developmental disabilities describe several conditions that can impair an individual’s behavior, learning, speech, or physical development. Symptoms begin in childhood years and are typically...