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How to negate positive outcomes of the DSM-5 autism changes.

I was not entirely opposed to the DSM-5 changes to the criteria for an autism diagnosis; I saw many benefits, which I outlined in a previous post. Now that the DSM-5 is finalized and available (to those who can afford … Continue reading

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Stealthy and Unhealthy Mental Health Screening? NZ’s “B4 School Check” (Part One)

[Edit: Some of my views expressed in this post, have now changed, please see the post here for clarification.] At the age of four – prior to starting school – every child in New Zealand is meant to have a “B4 School … Continue reading

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Scientists, or Service Providers; Critiquing the Choice of Targets in the Attacks on DSM-5 Autism Changes

Today, I found myself reading yet another attack on the scientists in charge of the changes to the criteria for autism, that are due to come in with the DSM-5. And again, the attacks were made on the scientists because … Continue reading

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