Join Karen Toth, Ph.D for this thoughtful and articulate presentation into the changes brought about by the DMS-5 regarding the diagnosis of autism.
- Describe the evolution of DSM diagnostic criteria for autism spectrum disorders (ASD), particularly the changes from DSM-IV to DSM-5
- Identify the controversies surrounding the changes from both editions
- Aside from DSM, what is autism anyway? What does it look like in high functioning individuals? A case for increased screening of older children who show up for mental health services