The Problem with Autism Labels
“Your son’s test results are consistent with a classic autism diagnosis.”
I stared at the psychologist and waited for her to continue. But she didn’t.
“Is it PDD-NOS? Or Asperger’s?” I asked.
“No,” she continued. “In order to be diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome, he can’t have a language delay, which he clearly has. And he has enough symptoms that fall into the classic autism category of the spectrum.”