A 56-year-old member asked:
What are the symptoms of Aspergers and autism?
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Dr. Johanna Fricke answered
49 years experience in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Autistic Spectrum : Disorder is now the sole diagnosis for people who have qualitative impairments in social communication & reciprocity + stereotypical movements or narrow, restricted areas of interest. ASD level 1 is diagnosed if a person with impaired Theory of Mind, face recognition, social reciprocity & social communication who has cognitive, adaptive & many areas of language skills in the normal range.
Answered on Mar 8, 2015
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