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Discussions Discussion Autism and Early Intervention
Megan McCausland, May 10, 2011

This article features a study that showed premature babies were being falsely diagnosed with autism because the tests were being done too early. The study was small and only pertained to premature babies, but it’s interesting since it’s so rare to come across ANYthing that suggests one can act too soon when it comes to autism.

SUNDAY, May 1 (HealthDay News) — Doctors are erroneously diagnosing autism spectrum disorder in many 18-month-old toddlers who were born extremely premature, a small new study suggests.

http://www.businessweek.com/lifestyle/content/healthday/652444.html
Megan McCausland
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