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ERIC Number: EJ676253
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-1362-3613
How Well Does Early Diagnosis of Autism Stand the Test of Time? Follow-Up Study of Children Assessed for Autism at Age 2 and Development of an Early Diagnostic Service.
Moore, Vanessa; Goodson, Sally
Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, v7 n1 p47-63 Mar 2003
Twenty children with severe interactional and communication difficulties at age 2 underwent a comprehensive assessment for autism, and were reassessed at age 4-5. Diagnosis of autistic spectrum disorders at age 2 was found to be reliable and stable. Children whose social scores deteriorated tended to have had more behavior problems. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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