What are the 3 main areas affected by ASD?
All people with autism have abnormal functioning in three core areas of development:social interaction,verbal and nonverbal communication, and.the presence of repetitive and restricted patterns of behavior, interests, and activities.
What is the difference between autism and Aspergers?
The principal difference between autism and what was once diagnosed as Aspergers is that the latter features milder symptoms and an absence of language delays. Most children who were previously diagnosed with Aspergers have good language skills but may have difficulty “fitting in” with their peers.
How do you tell if your child has ADHD or Aspergers?
In a nutshell, autistic people have difficulty understanding or responding to social norms and cues. A person may become overly interested in a topic or object. On the other hand, people with ADHD have underlying difficulties with attention, hyperactivity, and may have problems with impulsivity.
What happens if ASD is not treated?
A large atrial septal defect can cause extra blood to overfill the lungs and overwork the right side of the heart. If not treated, the right side of the heart eventually enlarges and weakens. The blood pressure in your lungs can also increase, leading to pulmonary hypertension.
How long does an ASD repair take?
The repair will take about 2 hours. The healthcare provider will insert a small, flexible tube (catheter) into an artery in the groin. This tube will have a small device inside it. The healthcare provider will thread the tube through the blood vessel all the way to the atrial septum.