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  1. G

    Re-defining Diagnostic Criteria for Autism?

    I'm hearing rumors that the people in charge are seeking to actually re-define the diagnostic criteria for Autism in the DSM-5. For awhile now, I've heard people saying that Autism is being "over-diagnosed" and that level-1 Autistic people aren't really Autistic. I've considered this to be the...
  2. Butterfly88

    What is PDD-NOS considered under the DSM-5?

    When I was 7 I was diagnosed with PDD-NOS under the DSM-4. Now that DSM-5 is out I'm not sure what I am. I saw a group for people with ASD Level 1 I might want to go to but am not certain if I'd be level 1 or 2. I feel like socially I'd be a 1 but otherwise I'd be a 2. Since it's not...
  3. Mary Anne

    New ICD-11 manual mirrors U.S. autism criteria

    The ICD-11 (Published now available as of May, 2018) also removes Aspergers as does the DSM-5 in the United States. New global diagnostic manual mirrors U.S. autism criteria Summary: “The criteria are part of a highly anticipated update to the “International Classification of Diseases,” a...
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