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Proposed Changes to Diagnostic Criteria For Autism

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We will have to wait to see if the APA adopts these guidelines for publication in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders 5th Edition, (DSM-5) in May 2013, to truly see if there is a change in the amount of people being diagnosed and to the level of service the children receive based off of the new diagnostic criteria.

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