Asperger Syndrome (cont.)
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Asperger's Syndrome Symptoms
An individual's symptoms and level of functioning can range from mild to severe. An individual may have all or only some of the described characteristics. They may exhibit more problems in unstructured social settings or new situations that involve social problem-solving skills.
Abnormal communication patterns
Sensory sensitivity in some individuals with Asperger's syndrome
Motor skill delays in some individuals with Asperger's syndrome
People with Asperger's syndrome can have other associated psychiatric conditions or may show behaviors that are typical for other conditions. Some common associated conditions include the following (but these are not always present in everyone with Asperger's):
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Asperger disorder is a form of pervasive developmental disorder characterized by persistent impairment in social interactions, repetitive behavior patterns, and restricted interests.