What Asperger’s syndrome has done for us

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Michelangelo might have had it. So, too, may Einstein, Socrates and Jane Austen. All are claimed to have had Asperger’s syndrome, a form of autism. What is it about this developmental disorder that can lead to genius? Attention to detail…

The same posthumous diagnosis has been made of other historical figures, among them the scientists Charles Darwin, Isaac Newton, Albert Einstein and Marie Curie, politician Eamon de Valera, poet WB Yeats and Pop Art giant Andy Warhol.

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Powerpoint Presentation : syndromo_Asperger

http://www.asperger.gr/articles/BBC_Article.pdf

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asperger_syndrome

http://www.asperger.gr/

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