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Do kids whose parent is a hyper mensa type have a higher risk of asperbergers?

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Dr. Michael Welsh
Clinical Psychology

In brief: Not Normally

I am not aware of any such research that would support that hypothesis.
Individuals with asperger's disorder do not display any cognitive impairments and while they are speaking may be for a formalized, it does not necessarily mean they are themselves highly intelligent tend to be fairly intelligent.

In brief: Not Normally

I am not aware of any such research that would support that hypothesis.
Individuals with asperger's disorder do not display any cognitive impairments and while they are speaking may be for a formalized, it does not necessarily mean they are themselves highly intelligent tend to be fairly intelligent.
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