Added by Michael John Carley on January 31, 2012 at 9:48pm — No Comments
Please forward to anyone and everyone you deem appropriate, especially if they’ve been following the DSM-5 debate closely . . .
A second study that has just come to light claims that the DSM-5 will significantly reduce the amount of people (by 32.3%) who will qualify for an autism spectrum diagnosis. Furthermore, this study indicates that those whose diagnoses are eliminated by the newer criteria will include the more challenged, and not…Continue
Dear APA panel,
Our son is considered to be moderate on the autism spectrum; having regressed at age 3. The five years it has taken Steven to regain his speech have been painstaking; the 30 to 40 hour autism therapy (ABA) weeks went on for almost four years.
Our son is autistic, in the very essence of…