Diagnosis

DSM-5 Diagnostic Criteria

Autism Speaks is pleased to provide the full-text of the diagnostic criteria for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and the related diagnosis of social communication disorder (SCD), as they appear in the fifth edition of the Diagnostic a... More...

Autism Speaks Launches New Tools for Providing Feedback to Families

Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network (AS-ATN) is p... More...

ATN/AIR-P Guide to Providing Feedback to Families Affected by Autism

Parents never forget the feedback session as receiving a diagnosis of autism for their c... More...

Susan Boyle Asperger Announcement Prompts Look at Adults Diagnosed Later in Life

Following the annoucement by singer Susan Boyle that she received a diagnosis of Asperger's Syndrome last year, ... More...

First Concern to Action Tool Kit

If you have a concern about how your child is communicating, interacting or be... More...

Ohio Teen Tackles Obstacles to Join Football Team

High school football player Jabari Wilson has tackled every obstacle in his path to get to where he is today. The Hilliard, Ohio student-athlete was diagnosed with autism as a young boy and since then he has worked tirelessly to pursue his dream o... More...

Autism Speaks Launches New Ad Council Campaign – “Maybe”

Extending its award-winning “Learn the Signs” campaign, Autism Speaks today launched the “Maybe” campaign, a new series of public service advertisements (PSA... More...

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