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Is Autism really less prevalent in girls????

01.08.2018

Recent statistics show that 1 in 68 children have a diagnosis of Autism. These statistics also show that boys are almost four times as likely to receive an accurate autism diagnosis over girls. Boys often receive a diagnosis in early childhood where the average age of girls receiving a diagnosis is 9 years old.   Read more…

The three levels of autism – making sense of your child’s diagnosis

16.03.2018

The different levels of autism Autism was previously broken down into several different diagnosis such as Asperger’s, PDD-NOS, and Rhett’s Syndrome.  Since the release of the DSM-5 in May 2013 (for diagnosis purposes), autism has become defined as a “single spectrum disorder” in which levels were defined.     What is the DSM-5? The DSM-5 (published in Read more…

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