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Is asperger's syndrome a type of autism?

11 doctors weighed in
Dr. Rudolf Brutoco
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
5 doctors agree

In brief: Yes.

There are degrees & variations of autism.
Aspergers does have a particular set of characteristics, but it can be considered a subset of autism. Aspergers is probably going to fade away as a discrete diagnosis soon. It is being lumped into the category now more commonly known as autistic spectrum disorder (asd).

In brief: Yes.

There are degrees & variations of autism.
Aspergers does have a particular set of characteristics, but it can be considered a subset of autism. Aspergers is probably going to fade away as a discrete diagnosis soon. It is being lumped into the category now more commonly known as autistic spectrum disorder (asd).
Dr. Rudolf Brutoco
Dr. Rudolf Brutoco
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: YES IT IS A TYPE

Yes asperger syndrome is a type of high function autism.

In brief: YES IT IS A TYPE

Yes asperger syndrome is a type of high function autism.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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Dr. Rudolf Brutoco
Aspergers is probably going to fade away as a discrete diagnosis. It is being lumped into the category now more commonly known as Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology

In brief: According to APA

The American Psychiatric Association considers Asperger's disorder under the umbrella of Autism.

In brief: According to APA

The American Psychiatric Association considers Asperger's disorder under the umbrella of Autism.
Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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Dr. Frank Gaskill
Pediatrics - Developmental & Behavioral

In brief: Aspergers

Yes. But it is unclear what the relationship is at this point.
Genetics for sure. This is aspergers http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?V=xg1ngp1ngds.

In brief: Aspergers

Yes. But it is unclear what the relationship is at this point.
Genetics for sure. This is aspergers http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?V=xg1ngp1ngds.
Dr. Frank Gaskill
Dr. Frank Gaskill
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