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Gepubliceerd in: Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders 4/2009

01-04-2009 | Book Review

Katarzyna Chawarska, Ami Klin, and Fred R. Volkmar (eds): Autism Spectrum Disorders in Infants and Toddlers. Guilford Press, New York, 2008, 348 pp. ISBN 978-1-59385-649-6. $42.00 (hardback)

Auteur: David Moore

Gepubliceerd in: Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders | Uitgave 4/2009

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The publication of ‘ Autism Spectrum Disorders in Infants and Toddlers’ is exceptionally timely given the recent focus on the importance of early identification of children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD’s). Improving the reliability of early markers of ASD is important as research has suggested that 75–87% those diagnosed at 2 years of age develop functional language (Turner et al. 2006), far greater than the 50% suggested in ASD more generally (Volkmar et al. 1994). Additionally Krantz ( 2000) suggested that social skills training for ASD children should begin before the age of 5 years to have a good chance to be effective. At present, however, autism is diagnosed at an average age of around 5 years (Wiggins et al. 2006). …
Literatuur
go back to reference Volkmar, F., Klin, A., Siegel, B., Szatmari, P., Campbell, M., Freeman, B. J., et al. (1994). Field trial for autistic disorder in DSM-IV. The American Journal of Psychiatry, 151, 1361–1367. PubMed Volkmar, F., Klin, A., Siegel, B., Szatmari, P., Campbell, M., Freeman, B. J., et al. (1994). Field trial for autistic disorder in DSM-IV. The American Journal of Psychiatry, 151, 1361–1367. PubMed
go back to reference Wiggins, L. D., Baio, J., & Rice, C. (2006). Examination of the time between first evaluation and first autism spectrum diagnosis in a population-based sample. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 27, 79–87. doi: 10.​1097/​00004703-200604002-00005. CrossRef Wiggins, L. D., Baio, J., & Rice, C. (2006). Examination of the time between first evaluation and first autism spectrum diagnosis in a population-based sample. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 27, 79–87. doi: 10.​1097/​00004703-200604002-00005. CrossRef
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Titel
Katarzyna Chawarska, Ami Klin, and Fred R. Volkmar (eds): Autism Spectrum Disorders in Infants and Toddlers. Guilford Press, New York, 2008, 348 pp. ISBN 978-1-59385-649-6. $42.00 (hardback)
Auteur
David Moore
Publicatiedatum
01-04-2009
Uitgeverij
Springer US
Gepubliceerd in
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders / Uitgave 4/2009
Print ISSN: 0162-3257
Elektronisch ISSN: 1573-3432
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-009-0698-3

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