Thursday, April 16, 2015

Even when parents raise concerns early, diagnoses often come late

"Parents with autistic children were more likely to receive a passive, rather than a proactive response from a provider when raising concerns about their children's development compared with parents whose children exhibited signs of developmental delay, according to data from a large survey."


Source article:  Zuckerman KE, et al.  Parental concerns, provider response and timeliness of autism spectrum diagnosis.  J Pediatr 2015; DOI 10.1016/jpeds.2015.03.007

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