The hallmark autism trait has multiple facets, Uljarević and his colleagues have found.
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The new tool could help clinicians diagnose autism in children younger than 3, the findings show.
The discovery could help clinicians diagnose children who carry mutations in the gene, called SCN2A, and gauge their responses to potential therapies.
By revealing differences between autistic and non-autistic children, it could help identify autism in babies.
The Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers (M-CHAT) accurately flags autistic toddlers, a new systematic review and meta-analysis suggests, contrary to past evidence that the tool’s validity varies depending on a child’s age and traits. Experts weigh in on the discrepancy.
The COVID-19 pandemic forced a reckoning, in which autism clinicians had to redefine best practices and expand how children are evaluated. The remote assessments they developed may help solve a persistent problem: the long wait families endure to get a diagnosis in the United States.
Elsevier’s retractions focus on peer review and conflicts of interest.