8 doctors weighed in:
What sort of problem is Asperger syndrome?
8 doctors weighed in

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
Thank
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
Thank
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
Thank
Read more answers from doctors