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Other Cognitive and Social Disorders

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a range of complex brain development disorders. These disorders are characterized by difficulties with social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication impairments, and repetitive and stereotyped patterns of behavior. Click here to learn more about Autism and its symptoms

ADD/ ADHD are a diagnosis applied to individuals who consistently display certain behaviors over a period of time. In order to meet diagnostic criteria, these behaviors must be excessive, long-term, and pervasive. The behaviors must create a real handicap in at least two areas of a person’s life, such as, at school, work, home, or social settings. Learn more about ADD and ADHD to clicking here.

Dyslexia can cause misperception of letters and letter sequences, misidentification of words, and an inability to distinguish text from its background. You may also have problems following visual sequences and doing puzzles. Learn more about Dyslexia and related conditions.