Mental health experts propose autism diagnosis overhaul

Experts revising psychiatry's diagnostic manual have proposed eliminating Asperger's syndrome and pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified, folding them into a single, broader diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder. The New York Times reports that the change is part of an effort to modernize the mental illness model as a continuum, with many degrees of severity.

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