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DSM-5

April 17, 2014

Self-advocates, families and autism professionals invited to weigh in on research to explore effects of new diagnostic criteria for ASD

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April 10, 2014

Federal committee expresses caution on use of new criteria for ASD; families tell Autism Speaks of lost diagnoses and services

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January 27, 2014

Prevalence unchanged when ASD combined with new social communication disorder; researchers say autism services appropriate for both

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January 22, 2014

Study suggests fewer children would get ASD diagnosis; Autism Speaks investigating what happens when diagnosis lost or changed to SCD

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January 08, 2014

Kim receives president’s early career scientist award; Autism Speaks funding her investigation of DSM-5’s effects on autism community

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September 19, 2013

The New England Journal of Medicine features a historical perspective on how autism has been viewed since first described in 1943

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August 06, 2013

Brain-activity monitoring shows differences as well as similarities between Asperger syndrome and larger autism spectrum

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