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djenner posted:
hello my so is 12 years old and just been diagnosied as having aspergers and i have gone all over the internet trying gto find help in understanding all of the stuff i have so much research on the topic of aspergers but i have had many people tell me to have the doctor call it autism so my son can get all the help he needs and the support he needs and i need help understanding all of the important information so i can help my son..thank yo so much
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Indiaguerita responded:
Aspergers is on the Autism Spectrum. I'm not quite sure why your friends are telling you to have a doctor change his diagnosis...since Aspergers is just a type of Autism.

The treatment (depending on what you choose) is pretty much the same.

If you have the means, order the book "Straight Talk on Autism" from Amazon.com and read that. It's an excellent book.

Good luck and hang in there. You're not alone.

-LJ
 
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djenner replied to Indiaguerita's response:
thank you so much not sure why they were telling me to have the dr change his diagnosis but i am going to save up the money and get the book you mentioned. thank you so much and i know now that i am not alone ty


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