Asked in Conditions and DiseasesAutismAspergers Syndrome
Can you have Asperger's Syndrome when you are an adult?
May 14, 2015 9:32PM
Yes, you can have Asperger Syndrome when you're an
Asperger Syndrome is no longer a diagnosis, it has been merged with Autism - the two are the same, the only difference was that Asperger Syndrome was given to those who were Autistic but without developmental delays in childhood, not enough to be a separate diagnosis. You are born Autistic and you continue to be Autistic throughout your entire life, Autism is a difference in your brain and your brain doesn't change to that of a neurotypical person once you enter adulthood.