The Seinfeld-Descartes Autism Diagnostic Tool: I Think I Am Autistic Therefore I Am Autistic
Many, especially many with very, very high functioning autism diagnoses have embraced Jerry Seinfeld’s new test for autism “conditions” one that the great comic borrowed from philosopher Rene Descartes: “I think I am autistic, therefore I am autistic“. . . . → Read More: Facing Autism in New Brunswick: The Seinfeld-Descartes Autism Diagnostic Tool: "I think I am Autistic therefore I am Autistic"
Concerns have been raised in Australia over the DSM-5 Autism Do-Over, the new Autism Spectrum Disorder. The fears echo those held by many in North America where studies have suggested a loss of autism diagnoses under the new DSM-5 diagostic criteria for autism with a possible loss of funding for autism treatment and services. . . . → Read More: Facing Autism Disorders in New Brunswick: DSM5 Autism Do-Over Raises Concerns Down Under, Yeah?
Two thumbs up for Frank H. Duffy, M.D., of the Department of Neurology, and Heidelise Als, Ph.D., of the Department of Psychiatry at Boston Children’s Hospital, for conducting an autism study involving “classic” lower functioning autism subjects who have been excluded too often from autism research resulting in skewed autism research findings
A . . . → Read More: Facing Autism in New Brunswick: Major Autism Research Breakthrough: EEG Study Involved Classic Low Functioning Autism Subjects