List of people with autism spectrum disorders

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This is a list of notable individuals who have been diagnosed with autism, Asperger syndrome (AS), or another condition on the autism spectrum. Due to the fluctuating and imprecise criteria for the diagnosis of Asperger syndrome and autism, even a formal diagnosis cannot be taken as certain proof that person has a condition on the autism spectrum. Many public figures have been retrospectively diagnosed as autistic by clinicians, academics, and biographers. The reliability of such diagnoses, and their acceptance among the general medical, scholarly, and historical communities vary wildly.

Asperger syndrome[edit]


High-functioning autism[edit]

High-functioning autism is an informal term, not an official diagnostic category. Compared to diagnostic criteria for the official ASDs, descriptions of HFA tend to align most closely with Asperger syndrome.

Autism spectrum[edit]

Not on the autism spectrum[edit]

See also[edit]

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