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Is GAD ( generalized anxiety disorder ) considered in the spectrum?

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ust saw it was posted 3 days ago to that site

No, it is it’s own separate category. However the 2 can often occur together, meaning the person could be on the spectrum and also have gad. Hope this helps!

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GAD is an anxiety disorder, ASD is a nuerodevelopmental issue (very different causes and treatment options).
You can have both.

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What spectrum? GAD is an anxiety disorder of it’s own

Autism spectrum? No. This is easily answered with a web search with professionals.