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What Causes Hand Flapping In Children With Aspergers Syndrome
Sometimes: This movement can be common, can be present all the time or can only be there a little bit, or sometimes not at all. Each individual with autism is an individual. If it is present, i consider it significant. If it is absent it doesn't mean autism is not present. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I need statistics on aspergers syndrome. How many people have it (children, young adults, adults). ?
Not Well Established: The prevalence of asperger syndrome (as) is not well established. Experts estimate that as many as 1 in 88 children age 8 will have an autism spectrum disorder. No studies have yet been conducted to determine the incidence of asperger syndrome in adult populations, but studies of children with the disorder suggest that their problems with socialization and communication continue into adulthood. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See an expert!: Most children with asperger's present a group of specific signs: having repetitive and unusual behaviors; having ritualistic behaviors and pre-occupations (obsessions) with certain topics; difficulties "reading" social cues and difficulties empathizing (sensitivity to other's feelings); in general, difficulties relating to others. Please, seek a specialist to diagnose this condition properly! ...Read more
Aspergers: Consider showing him this! check out this video on youtube: http://youtu.Be/xg1ngp1ngds. ...Read more
Aspergers and Gifts: Consider the persons developmental age more than their actual age and think about any special interests they may have. Some gifts that may work are: PlayableART Balls or Cubes, Archiquest, Pin Art, Reverse Charades or a Waterball Aquarium. ...Read more
Maybe: There were news media reports in the mid 2000's regarding oxytocin & aspergers. The latest definitive article i found, from mit & published 2010, indicated the lower amounts of oxytocin produced could be implicated in social awkwardness of neuropsychiatric disorders. But did not have a cause & effect relationship. The hypothalamus is the last common neural pathway for social interaction in mammals. ...Read more
Normal exectancy: Individuals with aspergers disorder do not have any specific related conditions that would shorten the life span of an affected individual. ...Read more
Hello I am called charlie and I have aspergers syndrome.I am also a clinical psychiatrist.I would like another psychiatrist's if I should have risper?
13 years old?: I'm sorry, but only adults can use healthtap, and your age is listed as 13 years. You would also be the first 13-year-old "clinical psychiatrist" I have ever met. The time required to complete that training is 12 years, so you would have had to start college at 1 year of age. Please ask your parents and/or your doctor to explain about risperdal. Best wishes anyway. ...Read more
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