Alzheimer's Vs. Autism
Amyloid B protein precursor are dysregulated
Both have Neuroinflammation
Histaminergic and Cholinergic are altered in both.
ACEIs treat both conditions.
Deficits of Theory of Mind
Both are Neurodegenerative
ASD linked symptoms and late life degenerative dementia
ASD linked symptoms more prevalent with early on set dementia.
Autistics are at increased risk of developing Alzheimer's Disease and other dementias.
This is why we need visual aids as pictures for both conditions. This can work for Mild Cognitive Impairment and later stages as well.