American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Guideline Summary for Parents and Caregivers: Screening and Diagnosing Children With Autism

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American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Guideline Summary for Parents and Caregivers: Screening and Diagnosing Children With Autism

Description

This tool was developed to give parents and caregivers information about screening and diagnosing children with autism.

This tool addresses the following questions:

  • What regular screening tests should your child’s doctor do?
  • If the doctor suspects autism, what other medical tests should be done?
  • If autism is suspected or diagnosed, what can be done to help your child?
  • What does autism mean for your child’s future?

Developer:

American Academy of Neurology; Child Neurology Society

Funding Sources:

American Academy of Neurology

History

Release Date: 2000
Original Summary: September 2004
Last Updated: 07/31/13

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