- autism spectrum disorder; autistic spectrum disorder.
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Also, white children are more likely to be diagnosed with ASD than black and Hispanic children.
Singer believes that the changing numbers are a result of broadening the criteria for who is included under an ASD diagnosis.
“We have come to think of ASD as people with [only] social deficits,” says Singer.
“Anyone who has a valid diagnosis of ASD [autism-spectrum disorder] now should not have to get a rediagnosis,” she said.A New Definition of Autism Could Exclude Many Now Diagnosed, Expert Says
January 20, 2012
The presence of these projects coincides with a sharp increase in occurrences and diagnoses of ASD cases in the U.S.Hollywood Takes on Autism
February 24, 2010
- psychiatry autistic-spectrum disorder
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