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Spectrum: Autism Research News
Autism diagnoses in the United States now precede developmental services and interventions, according to a new study.
Many autistic children rate the therapy as less effective at treating their anxiety than their parents and clinicians do.
The algorithm estimates a child’s likelihood of having autism from patterns of co-occurring conditions in electronic health records, outperforming a widely used screening test.
Scientists should heed these differences when considering resting-state brain activity as a biomarker for autism, the researchers say.
Autistic children from low-income families are diagnosed about eight months later than their wealthier peers, a new analysis of insurance claims in Virginia shows.
Hundreds of preschool-aged children in Kentucky began taking antipsychotic medicines in 2012, according to an analysis of Medicaid records. Lohr discusses what it will it take to get them behavioral therapies instead.
Girls are more likely to have various other conditions, such as anxiety or an eating disorder, if they are diagnosed with autism as a teenager, compared with girls diagnosed as children. The findings may suggest that clinicians miss diagnosing some autistic girls unless they also have co-occurring conditions.
A new method to track autism prevalence in 11 U.S. states is twice as fast as the old approach — and yields similar results.