Defining Autism Spectrum Disorder and Intellectual Disabilities

Due to last year’s changes in the Diagnostic Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), a shift is taking place in the way individuals with mental health and intellectual/developmental disabilities are now diagnosed. Find out how diagnoses are being made and how the Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) is revising its rules related to Autsim. (4/2/14)

Defining Autism Spectrum Disorder



Updated on Jan/26/2016

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