Reply To: Can he have Asperger's too?

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Penny Williams
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He can absolutely have Asperger’s too. My son does. Was diagnosed at age 12, even though he had an ADHD diagnosis for 6 years by then. Social issues just like you describe were part of what lead me to pursue the possible addition of autism.

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Penny
ADDitude Community Moderator, Author & Mentor on Parenting ADHD, Mom to teen w/ ADHD, LDs, and autism