Developmental approaches to understanding and treating autism.

@article{Charman2010DevelopmentalAT,
  title={Developmental approaches to understanding and treating autism.},
  author={Tony Charman},
  journal={Folia phoniatrica et logopaedica : official organ of the International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics},
  year={2010},
  volume={62 4},
  pages={
          166-77
        }
}
Over the past decade our understanding of early social communication development in young children with autism has undergone a remarkable change. We now know something about how young children with autism process the social world in a very different way from typical children. This has led to truly developmental models of autism. In turn, these have had profound impacts on research and practice. Several screening instruments to prospectively identify autism have been developed. In some cases… CONTINUE READING

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