New Study Shows Half Of Children With Autism Can Be Accurately Diagnosed At Close To One Year Of Age

July 2, 2007

According to a recent study by the Kennedy Krieger Institute, close to 50% of children with autism can be diagnosed by about 14 months of age. Some early warning signs include: difficulty initiating communication with others; reduced variety of sounds, words and gestures used to communicate; atypical play patterns; failure to respond to the cues of others; and compromised ability to share experiences with others. Read full article.