A 35-year-old member asked:

Isnt language development good in someone who has aspergers syndrome?

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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine 75 years experience
Yes: Asperger is in the autistic spectrum where language delay is a foremost symptom. Since it is a relatively mild form of the condition it is not too surprising that speech is developing.
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Dr. William Singer
Pediatric Neurology 53 years experience
Usually normal: Asperger's disorder is a disorder with hi anxiety and poor social pragmatic skills with difficulty understanding non verbal signals. Language development is usually normal
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