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.

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This is why we need visual aids as pictures for both conditions. This can work for Mild Cognitive Impairment and later stages as well.

Colorful Pompoms
Colorful Pompoms
Recently found out that many dementia patients are on the autism spectrum.