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.

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