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What are the main symptoms of autism and asperger?
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Dr. Charlene Sojico
Pediatrics
5 doctors agree
In brief: Varies
Can be mild to severe.
They develop normally and suddenly lose their social/language skills, unusual behaviors, odd repetitive movements-hand wringing, finger twisting, unusual preoccupation, generally do not make friends easily , may seem clumsy or awkward.Some are exceptionally talented or skilled in a particular area eg music or math.

In brief: Varies
Can be mild to severe.
They develop normally and suddenly lose their social/language skills, unusual behaviors, odd repetitive movements-hand wringing, finger twisting, unusual preoccupation, generally do not make friends easily , may seem clumsy or awkward.Some are exceptionally talented or skilled in a particular area eg music or math.
Dr. Charlene Sojico
Dr. Charlene Sojico
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Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Communication
Generally, substantial difficulties in pragmatic verbal and nonverbal reciprocal communication, stereotyped interests or activities, and sometimes unusual mannerisms - there will be a new system in dsm-v considering autism and aspergers as a continuum: http://cpancf.
Com/autismspectrumdisorder.Asp.

In brief: Communication
Generally, substantial difficulties in pragmatic verbal and nonverbal reciprocal communication, stereotyped interests or activities, and sometimes unusual mannerisms - there will be a new system in dsm-v considering autism and aspergers as a continuum: http://cpancf.
Com/autismspectrumdisorder.Asp.
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Dr. Ernest Bordini
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