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What shall we call "it"? Autism? Asperger's? Or what?

By Dr. Christopher Gillberg


This blog posting features an interview with Professor Christopher Gillberg, examining the issue of the terminology to use in describing autism or Asperger's Syndrome.

Professor Christopher Gillberg is a world renowned autism researcher who has developed the concept of ESSENCE (Early Symptomatic Syndromes Eliciting Neurodevelopmental Clinical Examinations), recognizing the overlapping symptoms of ASD, ADHD, Oppositional Defiant Disorder/Conduct Disorder (ODD/CD), anorexia nervosa and other eating disorders, intellectual developmental disorder, communication disorders, dyslexia, epilepsy, cerebral palsy and others. The Gillberg Neuropsychiatry Centre promotes dissemination of research using scientific and popular science publications, including the blog that featured this interview with Dr. Gillberg.

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Gillberg Neuropsychiatry Centre
Gothenburg, Sweden

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