American Academy of Neurology Guideline Summary for Clinicians: Screening and Diagnosis of Autism

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American Academy of Neurology Guideline Summary for Clinicians: Screening and Diagnosis of Autism

Description

This is a summary of the American Academy of Neurology and Child Neurology Society guideline on screening and diagnosis for autism. This practice parameter reviews the available empirical evidence and gives specific recommendations for the identification of children with autism.

This summary addresses the following:

  • Routine developmental surveillance and screening specifically for autism
  • Diagnosis and evaluation of autism

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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