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Undiagnosed autism/aspergers

My S/O has a coworker who was been diagnosed with ADHD as a young child and is medicated for it. However, when he was describing his coworker it sounded to me like maybe he has autism. Could a person be an adult and never be diagnosed with autism?

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Asked by Anonymous at 4:12 PM on Jun. 3, 2009 in Health

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  • Yep, if he is on the high funtioning end. And because if he is older, they didn't diagnose some stuff back in the day.

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 4:13 PM on Jun. 3, 2009

  • A lot of adults have undiagnosed autism. The only reason some of us have a diagnosis or an unofficial diagnosis is because we had really good psychologists who knew about this 'new' disorder.

    Answer by purpleducky at 9:03 AM on Jun. 4, 2009

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