DSM-5 and Autism: What is the impact of the changed criteria?

Beginning months before the DSM-5 was released, the autism community was concerned about what impact the changing diagnostic criteria would have on diagnosis and services. With the removal of the diagnoses of Asperger’s disorder and pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS), many feared that individuals might no longer be qualified to receive supportive services ...
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Project SEARCH Collaborates for Autism at Northwestern

Have Dreams and the Smithsonian Institution have been selected as pilot sites to launch Project SEARCH Collaborates for Autism (PSCA)! Have Dreams is partnering with Northwestern University, New York Collaborates for Autism (NYCA), Evanston Township High School, New Trier High School, Glenbrook High Schools, the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, Clearbrook, and the Illinois ...
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