Timing of symptom onset of autism in infants and toddlers can differ

A new study from the Kennedy Krieger Institute, reported in MEDICAL NEWS , suggests that infants demonstrating earlier onset of symptoms of autism tend to be more profoundly impacted by the disorder, particularly in language and social receptiveness, than those identified after age 1, however the two groups are similar by age 3.  Regular screening is recommended, and parents are urged to report any differences in development to their physician.

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