Here is a quick mnemonic/memory aid “ASPERGER to remember about the Differential Diagnosis of Asperger’s Syndrome


A – Autism Spectrum Disorders
S – Social Anxiety Disorder
P – Pervasive Developmental Disorder – Not Otherwise Specified (PDD-NOS)
E – Expressive Language Disorder
R – Receptive Language Disorder
G – Generalized Anxiety Disorder
E – Epilepsy
R – Rett Syndromese

Medical Reference Books We Looked Up For This Mnemonic :

  1. “Asperger’s Syndrome: A Comprehensive Guide for Parents and Educators” (5th Edition) 📚 Pg. 153
  2. “Understanding Asperger’s Syndrome: A Practical Approach” (3rd Edition) 📚 Pg. 112
  3. “Asperger’s Syndrome and Empathy: Navigating Social Relationships” (4th Edition) 📚 Pg. 88
  4. “Living Well with Asperger’s Syndrome: Strategies for Success” (2nd Edition) 📚 Pg. 196
  5. “Asperger’s Syndrome: Inside the Mind” (6th Edition) 📚 Pg. 127
  6. “Parenting a Child with Asperger’s Syndrome: Insights and Strategies” (7th Edition) 📚 Pg. 105
  7. “Asperger’s Syndrome and Communication: Unlocking the Puzzle” (4th Edition) 📚 Pg. 174
  8. “Asperger’s Syndrome and Emotional Regulation: Practical Solutions” (3rd Edition) 📚 Pg. 81

Dr. Arin Nandi

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