Autism A.L.A.R.M. teaches primary caregivers and medical personnel how to spot autism in young children.
The fact sheet outlines:
- General guidelines on developmental screening for children
- The prevalence of autism
- The importance of listening to parents
- Tips about identification and intervention
The tool also contains a surveillance and screening algorithm for autism spectrum disorders.
Links to the QualityTool:
American Academy of Pediatrics
American Academy of Pediatrics; National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities at Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Release Date: 2007
Original Summary: February 2009
Last Updated: 06/30/10