How to use ASD in a sentence
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.
Many ASD boys lack muscle tone and the physical drive that goes with it.
“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|Casey Schwartz|January 20, 2012|DAILY BEAST