DSM-5

Social Communication Disorder: Parents Seek Guidance

“Can you explain the new DSM-5 category of Social Communication Disorder? Who would receive this diagnosis, and what therapies would help?”

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The DSM-5: A Clinician's Perspective

This is a blog post by Stephen Kanne, PhD, executive director of the University of Missouri Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders. The Thompson Center is a proud member of... More...

Embrace the DSM-5; Then Transform It

The new edition of psychiatry’s “bible” remains crucial for diagnosis and treatment; but it also needs constant updates with research on the underlying causes of mental disorders ... More...

DSM-5 Update: Our Letter to the Revision Committee

Autism Speaks Voices Concerns to DSM-5 Work Group... More...

This Month in Review - May 2012

May was another big month here at Autism Speaks! Take some time to read what has been happening!

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DSM-5 Autism Day At IMFAR 2012

This blog post is by Harold Doherty. His son Conor has autism. Visit Harold's blog Facing Autism in New Brunswi... More...

Ritvo Swedo DSM5 Autism Shootout At The IMFAR Corral

This blog post is by Harold Doherty. His son Conor has autism. Visit Harold's blog Facing Autism in New Brunswick for more!

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Geri Dawson Discusses DSM-5 on NPR

Autism Speaks Chief Science Officer Geraldine Dawson, Ph.D., was interviewed by NPR on the latest study out on the DSM-5, the diagnostic manual for co... More...

Why Does Autism Matter to You?

The New York Post recently posted an OpEd that says autism is a false epidemic. The truth is, autism matters to us all. Let them know why autism matters!

Simply post, “----- is/am why autism matters,” a... More...

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