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Jul 20, 2021

Autism Can Be Detected During Toddlerhood Using a Brief Questionnaire

Posted by in category: neuroscience

Summary: A newly developed questionnaire can detect autism in children between the ages of 18 to 30 months.

Source: University of Cambridge.

New research led by the University of Cambridge suggests that autism can be detected at 18–30 months using the Quantitative Checklist for Autism in Toddlers (Q-CHAT), but it is not possible to identify every child at a young age who will later be diagnosed as autistic.

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