Can Children with Autism Recover? If So, How?

@article{Helt2008CanCW,
  title={Can Children with Autism Recover? If So, How?},
  author={Molly S. Helt and E. Kelley and M. Kinsbourne and J. Pandey and Hilary Boorstein and M. Herbert and D. Fein},
  journal={Neuropsychology Review},
  year={2008},
  volume={18},
  pages={339-366}
}
  • Molly S. Helt, E. Kelley, +4 authors D. Fein
  • Published 2008
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Neuropsychology Review
  • Although Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) are generally assumed to be lifelong, we review evidence that between 3% and 25% of children reportedly lose their ASD diagnosis and enter the normal range of cognitive, adaptive and social skills. Predictors of recovery include relatively high intelligence, receptive language, verbal and motor imitation, and motor development, but not overall symptom severity. Earlier age of diagnosis and treatment, and a diagnosis of Pervasive Developmental Disorder… CONTINUE READING
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