While ADHD and Asperger's appear similar in children, one is a neurobiological disorder and the other falls in the class of Autistic Spectrum Disorders. See the key differences and treatment options of each in this simple infographic.
Anxiety Disorders: Types, Symptoms and Treatment of Anxiety Disorders
Autism is categorised (DSM IV & V) as a Mental Health disorder. Autism rarely comes alone & is often associated with the comorbidity diagnoses of Anxiety, Dyslexia, Depression & Sensory Processing Disorder to name a few.
Most children have this inate sense of danger that keeps them relatively safe. Our children with autism lack any sense of danger which inherently puts them in more danger than the average child. As with most skills , you have to approach it from a developmental standpoint . What you can not do is to neglect teaching this skill regardless of the age of the person with autism. I Read more
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