Redefining autism and how it is diagnosed

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PHOENIX -- When the new Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) is released later this year, it probably will have a new definition of autism that will change the way doctors make their diagnoses.

Christy Coffman from the Center for Autism & Related Disorders explained the proposed changes and what they will mean for families to 3TV's Yetta Gibson.

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