diagnostic criteria

According to the CDC, one in 68 children in the United States has an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). In Denmark, that number is one in 100. The prevalence of ASD has increased significantly over the last thirty years. In order to explain this increase, everything from vaccines to pesticides to mercury have been blamed
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) affects about one out of every fifty school children. However, according to the new Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Fifth Edition (DSM-5)