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What sort of problem is Asperger syndrome?

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Dr. Glen Elliott
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Related to autism

Asperger's disorder shares with autism a marked impairment in the ability of an individual to engage socially with others; it also typically is characterized by intense, sometimes quite odd, interests is specific topics or activities.
It's major difference from autism is that language is relatively unaffected, which also means that most have normal or higher iq. It still can be quite impairing.

In brief: Related to autism

Asperger's disorder shares with autism a marked impairment in the ability of an individual to engage socially with others; it also typically is characterized by intense, sometimes quite odd, interests is specific topics or activities.
It's major difference from autism is that language is relatively unaffected, which also means that most have normal or higher iq. It still can be quite impairing.
Dr. Glen Elliott
Dr. Glen Elliott
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Dr. Kevin Passer
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Asperger

We develop in primarily three ways.
Motor, communication and social development. With autism, one has severe problems with communication and social development, those with asperger syndrome have problems with being socially perplexed, and do and say things the wrong ways and at the wrong times in social situations, .

In brief: Asperger

We develop in primarily three ways.
Motor, communication and social development. With autism, one has severe problems with communication and social development, those with asperger syndrome have problems with being socially perplexed, and do and say things the wrong ways and at the wrong times in social situations, .
Dr. Kevin Passer
Dr. Kevin Passer
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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Asperger syndrome

Is a mild form of autism.

In brief: Asperger syndrome

Is a mild form of autism.
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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