I just returned from the 2012 Plenary Session of the American Academy of Optometry, held today in Phoenix, AZ.
Dr. Ricki Robinson and Dr. David G. Amaral spoke about autism during the Plenary Session.
Dr. Amaral, Research Director for the fine M.I.N.D. Institute at U.C. Davis, noted that the scientists he works and communicates with increasingly believe that rising autism diagnoses are a function of a real increase in cases, not simply changing diagnostic criteria.
More on this subject later this week....