Why is early detection for autism important?

May 26, 2017 - Melinda Denham - in category Results Support

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Early detection of autism can lead to your child receiving helpful interventions or support earlier, which often leads to better long term outcomes. There is a large body of research to suggest that monitoring a young child’s social-communication development is a successful and effective way to identify children who are developing autism. Research suggests that there are a number of very specific social-communication markers of autism that are present before the age of 3 years. ASDetect measures these ‘red flags’ by identifying any milestones that your child has not yet reached that might be suggestive of autism. The ASDetect Assessment Results email then provides a summary of these behaviours, and your next steps.

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