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Whats the difference between aspergers and autism?
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Dr. Alan Jacobs
Neurology
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In brief: Degree
Under the umbrella condition termed pervasive developmental disorders, there is a spectrum of severity where the least severe condition has been referred to as asperger's syndrome and the most severe end of the spectrum is severe autism.

In brief: Degree
Under the umbrella condition termed pervasive developmental disorders, there is a spectrum of severity where the least severe condition has been referred to as asperger's syndrome and the most severe end of the spectrum is severe autism.
Dr. Alan Jacobs
Dr. Alan Jacobs
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In brief: Intellectual fuction
Aspergers and autism are both on different spectrums of a disorder. The main difference between them is that aspergers is associated with problemsmainly in social interractions but with normal iq.

In brief: Intellectual fuction
Aspergers and autism are both on different spectrums of a disorder. The main difference between them is that aspergers is associated with problemsmainly in social interractions but with normal iq.
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