They are not the same thing.
This is a syndrome for people who have lots of problems!
Long-term problems may include behavior problems, attention disorders, mental retardation , blindness, seizures , varying degrees of paralysis, and learning difficulties.
There are actually several long-term effects of down syndrome. Some of these things include chronic constipation, vision problems, impulsive behavior, and slow learning.
There is nothing in his bibliography to indicate that he had Aspergers' Syndrome. He may have had OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder) and had a photographic memory. He was also antisocial and very opinionated.
It's spelled "Asperger's" Syndrome, and it's a brain disorder that affects social behavior.
Many with fetal alcohol syndrome have problems making good decisions.
Usually they have a normal life span but the most serious cases can bring risks because of behavior problems and poor choices.
Mostly people with Down Syndrome have heart problems. But they could have problems with anyuthing because everyones diffrent.
My behavior was "bizarre" at 18 months!