Autism spectrum disorder - Asperger syndrome
Asperger syndrome is often considered a high functioning form of autism. It can lead to difficulty interacting socially, repeat behaviors, and clumsiness.
Asperger syndrome is a part of the larger developmental disorder category of autism spectrum disorder.
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