Autism vs. other related disorders?

It can challenging to distinquish between autism and other related disorders.

There are other disorders that people with autism have more frequently than the general population.  Distinguishing between autism spectrum disorders and other disorders, such as ADHD, or attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, can be challenging because the symptoms autism often overlap with symptoms of other disorders. The information provided here is solely for educational purposes, not medical advice. It is not a substitute for care by trained medical providers. For specific advice about care and treatment, please consult your physician.