Is Autism overdiagnosed?

A new US government study, published in the journal Autism and reported in disabilityscoop suggests that autism is overdiagnosed.  Authors note that 1 in 10 diagnosed will later lose the label, and speculate that diagnoses are given prematurely because services for autism are readily available.  What are your thoughts?

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