Impact of DSM-V

At the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Regional Autism Center, therapists and parents prepare for the changes in autism diagnoses with the new DSM-V. The fifth edition of the American Psychiatric Association’s (APA) Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V) is set to published in May, 2013. Paula Barson, MA-CCC-SLP, a speech-language pathologist at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) Regional Autism Center, and Amy Kelly, whose daughter Annie, 11, has autism, recently sat down with ADVANCE to explain how the new changes will affect their lives. Visit the “ADVANCE for Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists” website to watch the interview.



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