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is high functioning autism degenerative?

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Dr. William Singer
50 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Generally not: Individuals with high functioning autism often show improvement over time and have symptoms that overlap with asperger's disorder.
Answered on Jul 30, 2014
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
This is correct. It si not a neurodegenerative disorder.
Jul 30, 2014

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