When the DSM-5 was published in 2015, Asperger’s and High Functioning Autism were eliminated as diagnostic categories. All subtypes are now simply referred to as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Nevertheless, there are still many adults who have very high functioning autism. Due to their high levels of intelligence and relatively successful social communication coping skills, they may go undetected until later in life. Theresa Regan, Ph.D., is a clinical neuropsychologist who recently conducted a webinar on this topic. Click here to watch her program, “Could I Be on the Autism Spectrum?” to learn more about how to make an accurate ASD diagnosis (and what to do with that information).
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