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Question by  Huntress (1935)

What is the difference between autism and ADD?


Answer by  liblue (683)

Austism has a flat affect while add has a animated look usually. There are overlaps and they may be part of the same spectrum. It is hard sometimes to separate the two because they may coexist. Msny with austism do not talk until late in development, usually uncommonly late. Social isolation is common with autism.


Answer by  dcin (169)

Autism is a disorder characterized by social and communication difficulties and a tendency to engage in repetitive behaviors. With ADD, a person has problems paying attention for a long time.


Answer by  Vllad45 (1886)

There is a huge difference, autism being more extreme. The conditions of the brain are completely different as are the treatments.

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