Have trouble adapting when a routine changes Have unusual reactions to the way things smell, taste, look, feel, or sound Have unusual motor movements CDC Learn the Signs. Act Early. Restricted & Repetitive Interests
Changes from DSM-IV to DSM-5 • Autism Spectrum Disorder is now an “umbrella” term that merges autism, PDD-NOS, Rett syndrome, childhood disintegrative disorder, & Asperger’s disorder under a single ASD diagnosis . o Diagnostic domains for reciprocal social interaction deficits & communication deficits merged into a single domain for social communication o RRBs (restrictive, repetitive patterns of behavior) include circumscribed interests/preoccupations & stereotyped movements o DSM-5 includes criteria for hypersensory/hyposensory sensitivities .
DSM-5 Autism Spectrum Disorder
A1. Deficits in social-emotional reciprocity A2. Deficits in nonverbal communicative behaviors used for social interaction Lack of eye contact and facial expressions A3. Deficits in developing, maintaining, & understanding relationships Difficulty making friends, difficulty engaging in fantasy play DSM-5 Autism Spectrum Disorder: Criterion A
B1. Stereotyped or repetitive motor movements, use of objects, or speech Echolalia B2.
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- Spring '08
- DSM-5 Autism Spectrum