Aspbergers Syndrome (AS)

Asperger syndrome is considered a high functioning form of autism and is no longer a separate entity under the DSM 5. AS is characterized by significant difficulties in social interaction, nonverbal communication, and restricted and repetitive patterns of behavior and interests. It differs from other autism spectrum disorders by its relative preservation of linguistic and cognitive development. Although not required for diagnosis, physical clumsiness and atypical use of language are frequently reported. For more information, please click here.

Aspbergers Syndrome (AS)

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