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Take the online Asperger’s Test

Do you suspect you or someone you know has Aspergers? Take this short online Asperger’s Test developed by the Cambridge Autism Research Center. You have probably arrived at this page because you suspect yourself or someone you care about has Aspergers Syndrome (AS) or High Functioning Autism (HFA).  It hasn’t been until the past ten […]

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Adults with Aspergers – Getting a late Diagnosis

More and more adults are being diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in their thirties, forties and beyond. Not surprisingly, one of the most common ways that adults realize they are on the spectrum is in the wake of having a child diagnosed with ASD. Some parents start out researching autism as an explanation for […]

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Diagnosing Autism in Children

  We get a lot of questions from parents who are struggling to find an official diagnosis from a Pediatrician after taking the Autism Test on our website. Here was a question that we received recently from one of our blog readers who gave us permission to publicly use the question. It was also answered in Issue […]

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Why Asperger’s Hasn’t Existed since May 2013

  Yes the title sounds odd. Having talked previously about getting an official diagnosis, we are now saying it has gone away. However things are not quite that simple. It simply got reclassified into something else (at least for official purposes). Let me explain: DSM version 5 (DSM-V) was modified to remove the diagnosis of Asperger’s […]

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Getting an Official Aspergers Diagnosis

In this post we will discuss the issues and techniques surrounding diagnosis of Asperger’s Syndrome. The issue has become a bit of a minefield with many general practitioners refusing to allow people the opportunity for an official diagnosis. Many people have already taken the free online AQ Test, which will give people the opportunity to […]

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What is PDD-Nos? Criteria and Symptoms

PDD Nos or Pervasive Development Disorder Not Otherwise Specified , is a type of diagnosis given to individuals on the autism spectrum. As a diagnosis, it fits somewhere between Aspergers syndrome and classic autism. Often it is used as a kind of catch all for those that do not fully fit into either category , it […]

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Aspergers Checklist

We recently discovered this Aspergers Checklist which gives a good level of detail into diagnosis of Aspergers. One of the interesting things it mentions is that Aspergers Syndrome is particularly difficult to diagnose in younger children and toddlers. It includes a number of factors which would not normally be used in the diagnosis of adults but can […]

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