Do you reside somewhere on the autism spectrum? In the near future, you may not.

For the first time in seventeen years, the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (D.S.M.) is undergoing a significant revision. One of the mental conditions facing major emendations in its D.S.M. definition is autism. If the changes go through, a recent analysis… » 1/20/12 10:30am 1/20/12 10:30am

What impact do disorders like Asperger syndrome have on a budding relationship?

Navigating the uncertain terrain of the dating world can be tough for just about anyone, but it is often especially challenging for people with autism spectrum disorders, who typically suffer from impaired social skills that can make establishing strong interpersonal connections difficult. » 12/27/11 1:39pm 12/27/11 1:39pm