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 Journal of Australia
Reading: journal; textbook; book; literature review
1h : 0m
MBA: 1h : 0m
Paediatric Medicine
Medical Practitioner, Medical Student, Doctor-in-Training, Non-Vocationally Registered, Nurse / Midwife, Occupational Therapist, Pharmacist, Podiatrist, Psychologist, Researcher, Retired, Specialist - Other, Specialist General Practitioner
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