How is Asperger's syndrome diagnosed?

There are no laboratory tests that can be used to diagnose Asperger's syndrome. An accurate diagnosis can be made after a developmental history is gathered and an observation of an individual's social interactions and behavior is made. The diagnosis of Asperger's syndrome should be made by individuals that are trained in this type of assessment and who can accurately assess an individual's pattern of development and relative strengths and weaknesses.

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