What is the Difference Between Autism and Asperger’s?
DEI Vocabulary • 2m 25s
Gain a better understanding of the conditions known as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Asperger’s syndrome. Explore how these conditions affect the way some people think, communicate, and behave. Learn about the three levels of ASD, ranging from nonverbal to high functioning.
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