Mapping the Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders in Children


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), Medical Student, International Medical Graduate, Overseas Trained Doctor


Medical Journal of Australia
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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