What do you do to get the school to respond when a child is diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome and ADD but the school will only accept the ADD and is ignoring the Asperger's Syndrome?

You insist that the school perform an IEP (Individualized Education Plan) for your child, at which you present the documentation from the diagnosing facility about your child' (MORE)

How do they diagnose a child of 8 with Asperger's Syndrome who shows no apparent social problems in school?

I would first ask your school counselor. Even if he is not having trouble in school, he may be feeling isolated or depressed knowing he's different from other children.. If t (MORE)

What should you do if your 6 year old child has been diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome but the school says the child does not qualify for an IEP?

File an application for a Due Process Hearing, ie: go to court.. A: A child diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome does not necessarily qualify for an IEP, but probably has As (MORE)

Does a child with aspergers qualify for ss disability?

Well, not exactly. Like any other human, those affected by Aspergers can work, it is just more difficult. But it does vary on the severity of Aspergers and if it counties thi (MORE)
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How many Nobel Prize winners been diagnosed with Autism or Aspergers?

90% of males show signs of autism but may not have the social"negative" affects (this is commonly thought and my doctor has toldme). I have autism. It is less likely that a fe (MORE)

Could my child have aspergers?

AS can be determined by a few common traits. A good way to determine AS though is to consult with a child psychologist. .Does the child have few if any friends .Does the chil (MORE)
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How many in the us are diagnosed with asperger syndrome?

Hard to say collectively. Recently I read that in the US 1 out of 86 children will be autistic. Aspergers is debated wether it is truly autism or PPD. Anyhow I read that 1 per (MORE)

When a child is born with asperger syndrome is it hereditary?

It is believed that autism can be hereditary - autistic parents aremore likely to have autistic parents, it's also believed thatneurotypical parents may have mutations in cert (MORE)