The Sundial

Asperger’s syndrome now a part of larger ‘Autism Spectrum Disorder’

Melissa Simon

December 5, 2012

The newest edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, or DSM, will not include Asperger’s syndrome, the American Psychological Association announced Saturday. Dr. Laura Politte, child psychologist at the Laurie Center for Autism, said the decision was made to include all...

Autism Speaks does not represent the voices of autistic people

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Jeffrey Zide

April 23, 2012

If you decide to donate money for Autism Awareness Month this April, be mindful of where your money is going. There are many viable autism charities — the Dan Marino Foundation, Autism Self-Advocay Network and Aspies for Freedom — but I beg you not to donate to one organization: Autism Speak...

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