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Autism Screening

What Parents Need To Know About The New Autism Screening Guidelines

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 02.16.2016 | Parents

The United States Preventive Services Task Force, one of the United States' most influential medical panels, just issued new guidelines arguing that t...

A Shocking Lack of Support for Early Autism Screening

Albert Einstein College of Medicine | Posted 08.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

In the "balance of benefits and harms" that the task force's draft statement speaks of, a well-documented benefit should carry more weight and be given extra consideration over "harms" of inconvenience. That is where common sense comes in.

Catherine Pearson

New Tool For Catching Autism Even Earlier? | Catherine Pearson | Posted 07.16.2012 | Parents

A questionnaire could help identify children at risk for autism in their first year of life, new research shows, and that could affect how early child...

Catherine Pearson

Should Everyone Be Tested For Autism? Researchers Debate | Catherine Pearson | Posted 08.10.2011 | Healthy Living

When toddlers arrive at Dr. Monika Symms' office for their routine 18-month visit, the pediatrician gives parents a survey screening their children fo...