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...

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