The Difference in Neurological Functioning Between Autistic Spectrum Disorder and Developmental Dyslexia

Just found out last week, that my son is ASD with “rule in, rule out” ADHD (ie. they’re still pending on an ADHD diagnosis)…this is GREAT info, thank you so much for sharing!

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(NOTE: Thank you to my wonderful and most beloved wife for editing my paper, you are as always, nearest and dearest to my heart.)
The Difference in Neurological Functioning Between Autistic Spectrum Disorder and Developmental Dyslexia
Adam J. Worley
Arizona School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University

Abstract
Autism Spectrum Disorder and Developmental Dyslexia are two commonly encountered pathophysiologies within some human families, communities, and larger societies. While science has allowed researchers to demonstrate the genetic and neuroanatomical basis for these disorders, they are still poorly understood by lay persons and many educators alike. The poor understanding of the genetic and neuroanatomical dysfunctions that result due to the two pathophysiologies has a negative impact on both the lay persons and the individuals with either of these disorders. Understanding how individuals with these two disorders function differently from one another will allow them to receive the best possible early interventions while…

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