What can mimic high functioning autism?
The conditions listed below all exhibit similar behavioral symptoms to autism spectrum disorder .Prader-Willi Syndrome.Angelman Syndrome.Rett Syndrome.Tardive Dyskinesia.
Can someone have high functioning autism and not know it?
Some children may even appear to grow out of the behaviors leading to their diagnosis in adulthood. In other cases, a person might not realize they have autism symptoms until they are an adult.
What having autism feels like?
find it hard to communicate and interact with other people. find it hard to understand how other people think or feel. find things like bright lights or loud noises overwhelming, stressful or uncomfortable. get anxious or upset about unfamiliar situations and social events.