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My Aspergers Child: The DSM-5 "Severity Levels" of Autism - This reads as Asperger's would be considered a Severity Level of 1: Requiring Support.


In a new study, researchers have found children with autism have higher levels of lead in their bloodstream and urine. When scientists compared children without the condition, they also found higher levels of other toxic metals. The finding suggests reducing exposure to metals early in life or other detoxifying treatments might help control symptoms of autism.

from Verywell

One Autism, Three Levels: What's Yours?

If you're diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, you can also receive a diagnostic level describing how much support you need. Find out more about different levels of autism in the DSM-5 Diagnostic Manual.


ASD News Low Levels of Hormone Tied to Social Problems in Autism -