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Transcript of Today's 'Office Hour' Webchat with Drs. Dawson

Thanks for joining today’s “Office Hour” webchat with Drs. Dawson and Horrigan . Here is the transcript. Please join us next month (March 1st) and every first Thursday at 3 pm Eastern. Look for the “Live Chat” tab in the left column of our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/autismspeaks

LIVE Chat with Geri Dawson, PhD & Lisa Goring: DSM-5

Chief Science Officer Geri Dawson, PhD and Family Services Vice President Lisa Goring hosted a LIVE Chat to address concerns sparked by this week's New York Times article on proposed revisions to the medical definition of autism spectrum disorder in the DSM-5, to be published in 2013. Readers heard about its potential implications for individuals to receive an autism diagnosis and appropriate services.