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February 2012

Autism in the News - 02.01.12

Can My Kid Still Get Treatment? Why Autism's Definition Matters (The Atlantic) Everyone, now, has something to say about autism. While TV shows, such as Touch, portray autistic children as possessing superhuman powers, the American Psychiatric Association (APA) is busy revising its definition of the disorder to focus on only the most affected individuals. Read more.

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