A good argument could be made that Asperger syndrome has been widely used for a very long time as a dustbin diagnosis for kids with unidentified or unacknowledged high IQ who don't fit in. If I had lots of spare time I'd be making that argument, here at this blog. Gee, it would be nice if someone would sponsor me to write this stuff!
Preschoolers to get mental health checks.
ABC News. June 10, 2012.