Mapping the Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders in Children

Description

The early diagnosis of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a critical step in gaining access to early intervention, providing optional opportunity for developmental benefits by taking advantage of early brain plasticity.1

 

Learning Outcomes

  1. Investigate the frequency and age at diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in children aged under 7 years living in Australia
  2. Analyse de-identified data on 15 074 children aged under 7 years registered with the Helping Children with Autism Package between 1 July 2010 and 30 June 2012

 

Medical Audience
GP, GP Registrar, Specialist, Doctors in Training (DIT), Junior Doctor, Medical Student, International Medical Graduate, Overseas Trained Doctor

 

Medical Journal of Australia
N/A
Reading: journal; textbook; book; literature review
1h : 0m
MBA: 1h : 0m
ACRRM - Fellow: 1 pt
ACRRM - Non Fellow: 1 pt
RACGP: 2 pts
Paediatric Medicine

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