Age at diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders

Maria Valicenti-Mcdermott, Kathryn Hottinger, Rosa Seijo, Lisa Shulman

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Early identification of autism has become a national priority but, despite efforts, there are children who are being identified at a later age. In this study, children of Hispanic and African American origin, foreign-born children, and children born to foreign mothers were more likely to be diagnosed later.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)554-556
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Pediatrics
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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