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Is asperger's syndrome a type of autism?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
YES IT IS A TYPE : Yes Asperger syndrome is a type of high function autism.
Answered on Feb 18, 2015
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Dr. Rudolf Brutoco
43 years experience in Child Psychiatry
Aspergers is probably going to fade away as a discrete diagnosis. It is being lumped into the category now more commonly known as Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
Aug 3, 2012

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