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Early Intervention Always Crucial for Children with Autism

Posted: May 21, 2010

Source: http://autism.healingthresholds.com


Maria Giannini, a certified applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapist, believes that early intervention is the key to autism treatment and therapies. The earlier autism is diagnosed, the sooner appropriate therapy can begin. She sees signs that pediatricians are more aware of symptoms of autism, quicker to diagnose, and acting as a resource for the family for social services. Giannini reminds parents that, "Nothing negative can result from developmental evaluations and screenings. The only outcomes are that your child gets diagnosed and can promptly receive the positive intervention plan, or the screening can eliminate the possibility of your child having autism spectrum disorder (ASD)."

Read original article: Autism and Early Detection




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