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Can nonverbal learning disability be a form of autism?

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Dr. Donald Jacobson
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

But they can theoretically coexist.

In brief: No

But they can theoretically coexist.
Dr. Donald Jacobson
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology

In brief: No

Non verbal learning disabled individuals may share many of the features of Asperger's disorder, such as anxiety, difficulty with reading nonverbal cues, some awkwardness in social pragmatics.
However it s not a form of Autism.

In brief: No

Non verbal learning disabled individuals may share many of the features of Asperger's disorder, such as anxiety, difficulty with reading nonverbal cues, some awkwardness in social pragmatics.
However it s not a form of Autism.
Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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