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Which substances & therapy-like things are most beneficent for adults with aspergers & vice-versa?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Insight

To my knowledge, no medication, and especially no herbal / "pop" remedy will touch Asperger's.
The key is to learn about other people, how to read them, how to relate to them, how to capitalize on your intellectual gifts and power to focus, how to find a sport that's right for you (strength / endurance, not ream or coordination) and how to be happy in a world where there are no quick fixes.

In brief: Insight

To my knowledge, no medication, and especially no herbal / "pop" remedy will touch Asperger's.
The key is to learn about other people, how to read them, how to relate to them, how to capitalize on your intellectual gifts and power to focus, how to find a sport that's right for you (strength / endurance, not ream or coordination) and how to be happy in a world where there are no quick fixes.
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental & Behavioral

In brief: Effective behavioral

& educational therapies for persons with Autistic Spectrum Disorder are intensive, repetitive & tailored to the person's cognitive developmental level.
Because rote memory is a strength, a person with ASD & normal cognition can learn to act "as if" they understand how to respond in novel social situations. ADHD & anxiety often co-exist with ASD & may require medication management as an adjunct.

In brief: Effective behavioral

& educational therapies for persons with Autistic Spectrum Disorder are intensive, repetitive & tailored to the person's cognitive developmental level.
Because rote memory is a strength, a person with ASD & normal cognition can learn to act "as if" they understand how to respond in novel social situations. ADHD & anxiety often co-exist with ASD & may require medication management as an adjunct.
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