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Category: Asperger’s/Autism Diagnosis
Know thyself [Mental Health Monday]
There’s been a revival of the self-diagnosis debate as it pertains to the Asperger’s/autism spectrum on social media (three guesses … More
Sharing: Diagnostic Criteria for Neurotypical Spectrum Disorder
This is a wonderful post, written by the author of one of the first comforting, supportive blogs I found once … More
Depathologizing Asperger’s / autism ~ the diagnostic criteria edition
What if we removed Part D (the requirement for significant impairments in areas of functioning) from the diagnostic criteria?
File under: Say What?? ~ Autism spectrum diagnosis is considered a “fluid and variable” status
Could you really qualify for the autism spectrum at one point, and then not qualify later?
How to get an Asperger’s / autism diagnosis in the US without potential “issues”…
Some of you may be thinking, “cognitive dissonance much? A month ago you were warning us not to get a … More
Hate Mail… (but are they even actually autistic)?
One doesn’t have to have been blogging for very long, nor does one even have to have hit the Blogger … More
How objective is an official Asperger’s / autism diagnosis?
Well, obviously I’ve been on a “diagnosis post kick”. Please forgive me for doing this. I do have a lot … More
Sifting through the US CDC’s official diagnostic criteria for autism ~ Part D: Symptoms cause significant impairment in multiple areas of functioning
This is likely the final (planned) post in my series of posts about how the official US’s CDC criteria for … More
Sifting through the US CDC’s official diagnostic criteria for autism ~ Part C: (yeah…about that ‘masking’ thing…)
This post is the fifth post in a multi-post series in which I’ve interpreted the United States’ official CDC criteria … More
Sifting through the US CDC’s official diagnostic criteria for autism ~ Part C: Symptoms…in early development
Today, I’ll continue with my series of posts on how the US CDC criteria appear to apply to someone in … More
Sifting through the US CDC’s official diagnostic criteria for autism ~ Part B (2-4): restricted, repetitive patterns of behavior
This is the third post (although it could be considered the second half of the second post) in a multi-post … More
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