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What Are The Characteristics of Aspergers


the characteristics of Aspergers, set it apart from other diagnosis on the Autism Spectrum.  Autism and Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are two general terms that are used to describe a group of complex disorders of brain development. In general these disorders are characterized in varying degrees by:

  • Difficulties in social interaction
  • Verbal and nonverbal communication
  • Repetitive behaviors

This group includes:

  • Autistic Disorder
  • Rett syndrome
  • Childhood disintegrative disorder
  • Pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified
  • Asperger’s syndrome Continue reading