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Could any expert explain autism spectrum disorder? Thanks!

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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In brief: Why do you ask?

You'll need to decide for yourself whether we need to medicalize / give special names to natural human variability.
Perhaps the real question is, "How can we help a youngster / young adult who is perhaps shy, clumsy, socially awkward, better at strength / endurance sports than team / coordination sports, quiet, really good at science / math, narrow-focused to be HAPPY and SUCCESSFUL?

In brief: Why do you ask?

You'll need to decide for yourself whether we need to medicalize / give special names to natural human variability.
Perhaps the real question is, "How can we help a youngster / young adult who is perhaps shy, clumsy, socially awkward, better at strength / endurance sports than team / coordination sports, quiet, really good at science / math, narrow-focused to be HAPPY and SUCCESSFUL?
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