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Proposed changes in the definition of autism would sharply reduce the skyrocketing rate at which the disorder is diagnosed and might make it harder for many people who would no longer meet the criteria to get health, educational and social services, a new analysis suggests. ABC World News is looking to hear from parents of children in the US whose children have been diagnosed with autism or a related discorder, but under the new guidelines would not be. The most likely population affected are those with a high functioning child with Aspergers. If you would care to comment, please let the producer know where they can reach you and a bit about your views on the proposed changes. Please feel free to forward this alert to friends or followers. The deadline 1/20/2011 at 1:30 p.m. EST. Thanks!