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How do i tell the difference between tourette syndrome or aspergers symptoms?

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Dr. John Wynn
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Two disorders: Tourette's syndrome involves making involuntary movements, sounds or speech, sometimes associated with obsessive-compulsive disorder. Asperger's syndrome involves difficulty reading & responding to social cues. Some as patients have unusual movements - arm flapping & others - but these are quite different from ts. Some people do have both conditions.

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