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AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS

Website in which the symptoms that a person must have to be diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder, according to the DSM. The DSM, together with the ICD, is one of the worldwide reference classifications of psychological and behavioral disorders. In 2013, its latest version was published: the DSM-5.

In this link , you can access the book "Asperger Syndrome: The OASIS Guide”. In the first chapter, the main symptoms that characterize Asperger Syndrome are presented.

In this document, edited by the Ministry of Education of British Columbia (Canada), you can find many ideas to improve the learning and socialization of students with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

One of the most noteworthy changes of the DSM-V compared with the DSM-IV is the disappearance of the Asperger Syndrome as a differential diagnostic label. In this link, you can see the current situation and the main changes from the previous version of the DSM.

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