Early intervention in ASD has lasting effects

A new study evaluating the Early Start Denver Model, a nonmedical treatment for children age 12 to 48 months, reported in disabilityscoop ,has found that the effects of this very early intervention for children diagnosed with ASD provides continued positive benefits in social interactions and flexibility well after the intervention has ended.  Unfortunately, most children are not diagnosed until 2-4 years of age and would miss this window of opportunity.  This is a clear case for early identification.

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