There are many changes that will be included in the new DSM-5. Changes to how children with autism will be diagnoses and who will be included in this catagory. The children most effected will be children with a current diagnosis of PDD-NOS and Aspergers, if they continue to qualify, they will be diagnosed Autism. For more information and to see the American Psychiatric Association updates on all proposed changes: go here
You can review the current criteria and view what will become the new criteria.
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Posted by Lynne Adams