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When you know, really know what my students go home to, it's heartbreaking.
Alexis Wiseman, 18, is stunningly beautiful. She’s eloquent and funny, and wears the crown of Miss Montana with poise and grace. She also happens to have an Autism Spectrum Disorder. Ms. Wiseman was diagnosed with autism when she was in seventh grade; it’s common that girls on the spectrum are diagnosed much later than boys. […]
The American Psychiatric Association has proposed dozens of changes — including pathologizing some temper tantrums — in its first attempt in 15 years to overhaul its diagnostic manual. Revisions to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, a kind of bible for modern psychiatry, have far-reaching consequences, especially with regard to who gets diagnosed […]