Toddler screening essential for autism detection -- MEDICA Trade Fair

Toddler screening essential for autism detection

Stating that "the evidence is insufficient," the United States Preventive Services Task Force declined to recommend or discourage early screening for autism in all children, although experts believe it remains an essential technique for diagnosing and treating children during their developmental years.

02/24/2016

Photo: Robins and Child

Diana Robins, PhD, of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, plays with a toddler who is in the age range that she believes all children should be screened for autism spectrum disorder; © Jeff Fusco