Friday, April 29, 2005

AUTISM: Researchers identify initial signs of autism in very young children

From the CEC Smart Brief:

As part of the largest study of its kind in the world, Canadian researchers have developed an Autism Observation Scale for Infants that can be reliably used to measure autistic tendencies in children as young as 12 months old. A member of the team said identifying the initial behavioral signs of autism could aid early diagnosis and intervention. MedicalNewsToday (U.K.) (4/29)

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