The American Psychiatric Association has released their DSM-5 proposed criteria for autism spectrum disorder. Does eliminating subtypes such as Asperger's make autism diagnoses more precise, or does it rob individuals of their self-identity? Published January 29 2011
We get our kids evaluated because that information is important. But, jeez, do the reports have to be so painful to read? Published January 14 2011
On the day Andrew Wakefield's autism-vaccine study was declared "an elaborate fraud," Dr. Paul Offit spoke at the National Press Club about why the anti-vaccine movement threatens all of us. Published January 7 2011
When Jean had her first child in 2001, "autism" was about the scariest word she could think of. Six years later when her second child was diagnosed with PDD-NOS, a form of autism, she was just happy to have a ...Read More
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