Assemblyman Thomas Abinanti fights against redefining autism
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A bill to pre-empt controversial proposed changes to the definition of autism by the American Psychiatric Association was introduced last week by a Westchester County assemblyman.
Assemblyman Thomas Abinanti (D-Tarrytown), whose 12-year-old son has a diagnosis on the autism spectrum, wants to write the current definition of autism into state law. The bill is co-sponsored by Assemblyman Felix...