Asperger syndrome dating
The school was bombed towards the end of the war, Sister Victorine was killed, the school was destroyed and much of Hans Asperger's early work was lost.It was this event that arguably delayed the understanding of autism spectrum conditions in the west.Asperger was convinced that many of the children he identified as having autistic symptoms would use their special talents in adulthood. Hans Asperger’s positive outlook contrasts strikingly with Leo Kanner's description of autism, of which Asperger's is often considered to be a high-functioning form.
It is commonly said that the paper was based on only four boys. Günter Krämer, of Zürich, who knew Asperger, states that it "was based on investigations of more than 400 children". became a professor of astronomy and solved an error in Newton’s work he originally noticed as a child.Hans Asperger was a Viennese child psychologist who published the first definition of Asperger syndrome in 1944.