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Spectrum: Autism Research News


Fred Volkmar

Professor of child psychiatry, pediatrics and psychology , Yale Child Study Center

Fred Volkmar is professor of child psychiatry, pediatrics and psychology at the Yale Child Study Center.

May 2018

Narrowing of ‘autism’ in DSM-5 runs counter to idea of broad spectrum

by ,  /  9 May 2018

The strict definition of autism in the latest version of the diagnostic manual is antithetical to the idea that autism comes in a wide variety of forms.

November 2011

Fred Volkmar: A decades-long perspective on autism research

by  /  8 November 2011

Over the past 30 years, autism research pioneer Fred Volkmar says he has learned that researchers should be humble when assigning meaning to autism behavior, and seek to translate their findings into useful applications.