TITLE

Autism Spectrum Disorders: Identification and Diagnosis

AUTHOR(S)
Ruble, Lisa A.; Akshoomoff, Natacha
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Communique (0164775X);2010, Vol. 38 Issue 8, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the determination and diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) among children. ASDs are marked by impairments in communication and socialization, limited interests, and repetitive behaviors. ASDs are diagnosed based on children's behavior. It notes that its causes are unknown, but most experts hypothesize it from factors such as the impact of brain development. The diagnostic evaluation and diagnostic and educational classifications are discussed.
ACCESSION #
51380641

 

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