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Asperger’s Versus Autism: What’s The Difference?

Asperger’s Syndrome and autism, what’s the difference? Surprisingly there’s a lot, even though autism in general affects 1 in 110 children and both are considered to be on the spectrum, symptoms for both vary greatly.

Determining what type of autism your child may have is crucial and unfortunately Asperger’s versus autism which can be diagnosed as early as 18 months, can be missed early on and may not be diagnosed until middle school. Watch and learn what signs you should look out for in your children, such as speech delay, lack of social skills, or no eye contact, and know that acting early and early treatment is key an can make a difference!

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