Asperger's syndrome is a mild form of high-functioning autism more common in males than in females. Though, by definition, people with Asperger's have no significant delay in language or cognitive development, people with the condition often experience difficulty with social interaction and sensory reception. With early diagnosis and therapy, most people with Asperger's syndrome live regular lives.
Those with Asperger's syndrome have underdeveloped social skills. They are sometimes unable to form friendships, especially with their peers, and may find it difficult to act in a socially appropriate manner. Many instead befriend people who are younger or older. People with Asperger's find it especially challenging to have conversations with people they don't know.
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