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I'm curious as to what are the different kinds of autism?

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Dr. Edward Kuhnley
44 years experience in Child Psychiatry
Autism spectrum: Disorder (ASD) is the current dsm-5 (diagnostic manual) term for a complex disorder of brain development characterized by varying degrees of difficulty in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviors. Previous terms: autistic disorder, childhood disintegrative disorder, pervasive developmental disorder-not otherwise specified (pdd-nos), asperger's syndrome.
Answered on Apr 3, 2016

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