Meeting Archive:
SFARI Live DSM-5 Discussion


Meeting Description:
This live ‘virtual roundtable’ focuses on the criteria for autism in the newly published DSM-5, the 5th edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. It will explore the new guidelines’ impact on autism diagnosis as well as on research
 
Featuring
  • Thomas Insel, director of the National Institute of Mental Health
  • Catherine Lord, DSM-5 working group member and director of the Center for Autism and the Developing Brain
  • Helen Tager-Flusberg, director of the Research on Autism & Developmental Disorders program at Boston University
 
The panel is moderated by science journalist Sarah DeWeerdt, a regular contributor to SFARI.org, who covers autism research, biology, medicine and the environment. 
Details
Date: Wed, May 29, 2013
Time: 03:00 PM EDT
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): Greg Boustead, SFARI.org community manager
 Presenter Information
Catherine Lord
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Director
Center for Autism and the Developing Brain
 

Thomas Insel
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Director
National Institute of Mental Health

Helen Tager-Flusberg
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Director, Research on Autism & Developmental Disorders
Boston University