People withAsperger’s Syndrome have
similar problems as those with autism. These
problems often arise in the areas of social
interaction and communication.
People with Asperger’s Syndrome are
generally considered to have normal
intelligence and verbal skills, unlike many
people with autism.
Obsessions are incredibly common among
people with Asperger’s Syndrome.
Children withAsperger’s Syndrome are
generally able to communicate well.
However, they often have trouble
understanding non-literal language and non-
verbal communication methods.
Pervasive Developmental Disorder –
Not Otherwise Specified
Symptoms may manifest later in life or be slightly
different from that of autism.
Often, but not always, PDD-NOS symptoms
are milder than autism symptoms.
No official cure
BUT, many children with ASDs progress to
the point that they do not show symptoms of
the full syndrome as adults.
Early diagnosis and interventions have a
strong positive effect on later skills and
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Public schools must provide free, appropriate
education from age 3 through high school or
Typically, students with ASDs will receive
support from a team of people who create an
Individualized Education Plan (IEP) to help
guide the child’s school experiences.
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Information paraphrased from Marc