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Autism-Spectrum Disorders

Autism    |    Asperger's Disorder    |     NVLD    |    Pervasive Developmental Disorder

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Autism spectrum disorders included: Autism, High Functioning Autism (HFA), Aspergers, Non-Verbal learning disorder and Pervasive Developmental Disorder.  Autism is a complex disorder that has unique and varied presentations. This is why the call it a "Spectrum-Disorder."  Autism is a neurodevelopmental condition characterized by deficits in 1) language development, 2) social interaction, as well as 3) restricted and stereotyped patterns of behavior, interests, and activity (American Psychiatric Association, 2000). The New Diagnostic Manual, DSM-5, has changed the classification system and we will soon update this page to share relevant details. 

Proper assessment and diagnosis can lead to appropriate recommendations and successful outcomes.  If you are looking for a Diagnostic Evaluation for Autism-spectrum Disorders, please contact us.