Shifting the spectrum

In nine months’ time, Asperger’s disorder will officially cease to exist as a psychiatric diagnosis. While experts are welcoming the move, parents are worried.

Disaster. A car has flipped onto its side with a child trapped inside.

Another car, speeding down the hill, can’t stop in time and smashes into the stranded vehicle. A third car rams into its back — it’s fast becoming a pile-up.

The drivers remain in their vehicles, seemingly unconcerned for the trapped child who is letting out a long, low-pitched wail. If this was a real