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However, the training workshop could increase the number of teachers with the ability to reliably diagnose those with autistic disorders
. Also, the training could be helpful for the teachers' interactions with students with other, non-ASD disabilities.
We knew that Asperger's would likely triple the rate of autistic disorders
to about 1 per 500-1,000, but this doesn't explain the new rate of 1 per 38.
There it was listed as "infantile autism." The revised edition (DSM-IIIR) released in 1987 dropped the word "infantile" and infantile autism became "autistic disorder
." The required age of onset was also dropped.
Methamphetamine is therapeutically used by individuals with autistic disorder
. Rampant caries is a characteristic finding in methamphetamine abusers [Shaner et al., 2006].
People who meet some of the criteria for autistic disorder
or Asperger syndrome, such as only social or only communication challenges, might be diagnosed with PDD or NOS.
Results: At the end of follow-up, 270 children in the study sample had been diagnosed with ASDs: 114 with autistic disorder
, 56 with Asperger syndrome and 100 with PDD-NOS.
"This finding does not establish a causal relation between folic add use and autistic disorder
, but provides a rationale for replicating the analyses in other study samples and further investigating genetic factors and other biologic mechanisms that may explain the inverse association," said Dr.
Related developmental disorders defined in the DSM-IV are Asperger's Disorder, Autistic Disorder
, and Pervasive Developmental Disorder - Not Otherwise Specified (PPD-NOS).