Tag Archives: dsm

Autism & The DSM-5: Doorstop or Diagnostic Tool?

The definition of autism has evolved over the years. I remember teaching (many years ago) when children who are now considered on the spectrum were diagnosed as “mentally retarded with autistic tendencies”. Then DSM-IV was published in 1994, and we … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments