Symptom Presentations and Classification of Autism Spectrum Disorder in Early Childhood: Application to the Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood (DC:0-5)
This article describes early Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) symptom presentation and outlines the rationale for defining a new disorder, Early Atypical Autism Spectrum Disorder (EA-ASD) to accompany ASD in the new DC:0-5.
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The Diagnostic Classification Revision Task Force is updating and revising the DC:0-3R—a 3-year process that began in March 2013. The updated manual, titled DC:0-5™, is now available.
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