People will often confuse one disorder for another if they are uninformed. For example, cerebral palsy can look like other diseases because the syndrome causes the individual to seem mentally challenged as well as physically. Some may thing that people with cerebral palsy are similar to those with autism but they are far from the same issue. Case in point, RJ Mitte suffers from cerebral palsy in real life away from “Breaking Bad”. He does not have autism. One, CP, is the result of lack of oxygen during child birth and the other has multiple possible causes.