Understanding the DSM-5 Changes to the Diagnosis of Autism

The 5th Edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) will be published in May 2013 by the American Psychiatric Association (APA). There has been considerable concern from the autism community about the changes in the diagnosis of autism and related disorders, and the implications of those proposed changes. This article presents…

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Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)

The Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) at Kennedy Krieger Institute is a multifaceted, interdisciplinary program serving children, families, and professionals in the autism spectrum disorders (ASD) community. CARD combines research, clinical service, a therapeutic day program, and training programs to unlock the potential of children

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