Autism A.L.A.R.M.

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Autism A.L.A.R.M.

Description

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.

Developer:

American Academy of Pediatrics

Funding Sources:

American Academy of Pediatrics; National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities at Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

History

Release Date: 2007
Original Summary: February 2009
Last Updated: 06/30/10

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