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Due to neurodevelopmental differences, persons with “Aspergers Syndrome” or mild Autism exhibit significant impairment in social, occupational and other areas of functioning, such as an inability to read social cues, discomfort in social situations, often having inordinate focus and recall regarding some particular interest. The previously-independent diagnosis of Aspergers has been absorbed into Autism Spectrum Disorders in the DSM V.