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Can an 18 year old boy with autism work a normal job?

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Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
Dr. Anthony LaBarberaanswered
Pediatrics 29 years experience
Depends: It would depend on the level of intellectual impairment. If the child is high functioning, then he should be able to.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Yes: Autism is a diagnosis with a huge range of severity from mild to very severe. Thus the the level of severity determines the capability of holding a "normal" job. The answer is yes, it can be possible.

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Is 187 cms normal for a 18 year old boy?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
? stature ?: I'll suppose you mean 187 cm tall. This hits at the 95% (top 5%) range for a normal 18 year old male by CDC growth charts.

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