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Spectrum: Autism Research News


Deborah Fein

Professor of Psychology, University of Connecticut

Deborah Fein is professor of psychology at the University of Connecticut in Storrs.

April 2014

Screening toddlers for autism is worthwhile

by ,  /  29 April 2014

A Norwegian study published in February suggested that the Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers fails to detect many cases of autism at 18 months of age. The creators of the test explain why there’s more to the story.