April 22, 2012

Autism By The Numbers: Prevalence and Diagnosis Criteria Discussed

New numbers from the CDC puts the prevalence of autism at a record high 1 in 88 children. Yale Child Study Center professor James McPartland explains why a wide autism spectrum may explain this surge and how new diagnosis criteria from the American Psychiatric Association, might change the way the disorder is defined.

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