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What are conditions that are similar to autism, but not autism?

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Dr. Kenneth Adler
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Autism

Asperger's syndrome is similar.

In brief: Autism

Asperger's syndrome is similar.
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Dr. Kenneth Adler
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental & Behavioral
1 doctor agrees

In brief: None with the same

Underlying deficits.
Lack of theory of mind impacts the functioning of all people with autism, even those with normal iq's & good languange skills, currently called asperger syndrome.Toddlers with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders & emerging mood disorders may appear autistic. At a developmental age of 4, a child with intellectual disability can pass the " sally-anne test" if he is not autistic.

In brief: None with the same

Underlying deficits.
Lack of theory of mind impacts the functioning of all people with autism, even those with normal iq's & good languange skills, currently called asperger syndrome.Toddlers with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders & emerging mood disorders may appear autistic. At a developmental age of 4, a child with intellectual disability can pass the " sally-anne test" if he is not autistic.
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Dr. Johanna Fricke
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