Children who have both attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and autism receive their autism diagnosis an average of four years later than those who have autism alone.
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By outfitting a child and a clinician with wireless motion sensors, researchers are quantifying the nuances of their social interaction in ways that may aid autism diagnosis.
It took me a while to see that my son had autism. Only then did I recognize the autism in myself.
Clinicians may need to go beyond the ‘masks’ to find autism in women.
Researchers need to consider new ways of capturing how autism manifests in girls, who may find clever ways of camouflaging their symptoms.
Combining two genetic tests with a physical exam may flag young children at risk for autism years earlier than behavioral assessments do.
A questionnaire that clinicians can administer in 20 minutes, either in person, by phone or online, correctly distinguishes children with autism from those without the disorder 86 percent of the time.