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Asperger's Syndrome is the Topic on the next live Call the Doctor on WVIA
(2013-01-17)
(wvia) - Our panel discusses and answers viewers' questions about Asperger's Syndrome on the next live Call the Doctor on Tuesday, Jan. 22 at 7 p.m. on WVIA TV.Z

Asperger's syndrome also called Asperger's disorder is a developmental disorder that affects a person's ability to socialize and communicate effectively with others characterized by social impairment, communication difficulties, and restrictive, repetitive, and stereotyped patterns of behavior. Symptoms vary and can range from mild to severe.

Our panel includes: Dr. Sworen-Parise, assistant director of Outpatient Psychology Department for Rehabilitation Hospital in Scranton, Allied Services Integrated Health System, Jim Siberski, M.S., C.M.C., CRMT, assistant professor and coordinator of Gerontology Education at Misericordia University and Susan Moreno founder and president of Maap Services for Autism and Asperger Syndrome.

Viewers may call in questions during the live show at 1-800-326-9842 or submit their questions online at http://www.wvia.org/live-show-comments.

An encore presentation of this program can be seen on Sunday, Jan. 27 at 2 p.m. on WVIA-TV.

After its live presentation this program will be made available online on the WVIA On Demand Channel at http://on-demand.wvia.org/program/call-doctor/.

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