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What's the difference between autism and language delay ?

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Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Autism includes : Language delay. Not everybody with language delay has autism. www.med.umich.edu/yourchild/topics/speech.htm speech and language delay and disorder. www.autismspeaks.org/what-autism what is autism? What is autism spectrum disorder? Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and autism are both general terms for a group of complex disorders of brain development.
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A 46-year-old member asked:

What is the difference betweenn language delay and autism?

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Dr. Donald Jacobson
A Verified Doctoranswered
41 years experience
Autism includes : Language delay. Not everybody with language delay has autism. www.med.umich.edu/yourchild/topics/speech.htm speech and language delay and disorder. www.autismspeaks.org/what-autism what is autism? What is autism spectrum disorder? Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and autism are both general terms for a group of complex disorders of brain development.
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