A 24-year-old member asked:
at what age does boys with autism start showing signs of puberty?
4 doctor answers
Dr. Kevin Windisch answered
24 years experience Pediatrics
Same as nonautistic: There is no difference in pubertal development between autistic and nonautistic patients.
Answered on Feb 21, 2012
Dr. Carla Enriquez answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Normal: Patients with autism enter puberty at the same age as their peers, according to their genetic endowment.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
Dr. Mark Diamond answered
45 years experience Pediatrics
Same as all Boys: Having autism does, in no way, effect the onset of puberty.
Answered on Mar 3, 2012
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