Sep 30, · Asperger’s syndrome is a form of autism. Asperger’s syndrome was a unique diagnosis listed in the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnosis and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM. Nov 19, · Asperger’s disorder, also known as Asperger’s syndrome, can be especially challenging for young adults. Because it is often lumped together with autism and other developmental disorders, people with Asperger’s syndrome can often struggle to receive an accurate diagnosis and treatment they need to live independently and succeed in life.
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