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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
50 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Generally not: Individuals with high functioning autism often show improvement over time and have symptoms that overlap with asperger's disorder.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathryn Akin
36 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
They probably don't: There is a new classification system which does not differentiate autism, pdd, and asperger's. They are all referred to autism spectrum disorder. High ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
The strengths and: Weaknesses in a child with autism who has a full-scale iq > 70, are such that they tend to have more difficulty in the american school system, in whic ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Kirk Clopton
31 years experience Psychiatry
Unclear: There is no specific definition for what qualifies as "high functioning autism", so it is difficult to answer the question. High functioning autism of ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
If you can work: With people, a lot. Would be dependent upon what it is that you personally want to do. Are you able to write well. Do you suffer from seizures, obsess ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Gaskill
23 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Aspergers: There is really no such thing as high functioning autism. Watch these two videos to get a better understanding. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathryn Akin
36 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Language and IQ: Asperger's disorder includes people with normal iq's and who had no delay in language development. High functioning autism is a person with autism who ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
One one hand...: ...It does run in families, and has a strong genetic component. On the other, the parenting skills you learned in the meantime are very important, and ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Probably....: .....Different names for the same condition. Remember that the earlier diagnosis is made and proper therapy begun, the better the long term prognosis.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
It's possible that a: Child with autistic spectrum disorder who acquires a large vocabulary but doesn't use it for age-appropriate reciprocal social i communication & has o ... Read More

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