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ADHD, autism or something else entirely- The Fragile X Article

  A DNA test can detect fragile X syndrome with 99% accuracy. Most people are not aware of fragile X syndrome but they may well be affected by it or know someone who is. Commonly under-diagnosed or misdiagnosed the condition…

What is Asperger’s Disorder

The formal definition for Asperger’s Disorder: Asperger syndrome or Asperger’s syndrome or Asperger disorder is an autism spectrum disorder that is characterized by significant difficulties in social interaction, along with restricted and repetitive patterns of behavior and interests. It differs…

Diagnostic Criteria of Asperger’s Disorder

I thought this was an incredibly interesting bit of information, especially for parents who must have their children diagnosed. This is from the web site: http://www.aspergers.com. A direct link to this information will be pasted below: DSM-IV DIAGNOSTIC CRITERIA FOR…