5th Annual Legal Training Conference for Parents, Attorneys, Professionals & Advocates

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5th Annual Legal Training Conference for Parents, Attorneys, Professionals & Advocates

We are looking towards our fifth annual conference in Chicago during Autism One which will be held May 22-27, 2013 EBCALA is sponsoring several legal education sessions.

Posted on: February 24, 2013

DSM-5 Redefinition in New York on FOX News

Lisa Rudley, EBCALA board member, on FOX News NY discussing New York’s state proposed legislation to preserve the current DSM-IV’s definition of autism. However, the federal government’s definition of autism via the DSM-5 could potentially supersede states’ definition of autism. Autism advocates are highly concerned that the redefinition may exclude between 37-55% of children currently […]

Posted on: June 20, 2012

DSM-5 Alert

The autism community is extremely concerned about potential impacts of the proposed criteria for Autism Spectrum Disorders in the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual – 5th Edition.

Posted on: June 15, 2012

Changes in Autism DSM-5 Could Negatively Impact Millions

Autism organizations concerned that autism diagnostic changes will jeopardize services, impair tracking, and disrupt research around the globe.

Posted on: January 26, 2012