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What are the symptoms of and treatments for asperger's syndrome?

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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental & Behavioral

In brief: Autistic Spectrum

Disorder is now diagnosed for all neurodevelopmental disorders with qualitative impairments in social communication & social reciprocity + narrow, restricted areas of interest or repetitive, stereotypic movements.
Kids with IQ's of 70 or above, language deficits in pragmatics & prosody, impaired Theory of Mind, face recognition & joint attention often have ASD Level 1, requiring fewer supports.

In brief: Autistic Spectrum

Disorder is now diagnosed for all neurodevelopmental disorders with qualitative impairments in social communication & social reciprocity + narrow, restricted areas of interest or repetitive, stereotypic movements.
Kids with IQ's of 70 or above, language deficits in pragmatics & prosody, impaired Theory of Mind, face recognition & joint attention often have ASD Level 1, requiring fewer supports.
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