Within this lecture, pertinent information regarding Autism and five subtypes found within what is known as a Spectrum Disorder. For many years diagnostic practice consisted of separating characteristics identified through qualitative and quantitative measures in order to determine which specific subtype each individual exhibited. Current industry practice no longer utilizes such an approach. Given the vast differences within each individual on the Autism Spectrum, presenting information within this video with specific details regarding the Autism Spectrum was paramount in order to ensure comprehension of the disorder.
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