Early Childhood Assessments of Community Pediatric Professionals Predict Autism Spectrum and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Problems

@inproceedings{Jaspers2013EarlyCA,
  title={Early Childhood Assessments of Community Pediatric Professionals Predict Autism Spectrum and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Problems},
  author={Merlijne Jaspers and Andrea F. De Winter and Jan K. Buitelaar and Frank C. Verhulst and Sijmen A Reijneveld and Catharina Annette Hartman},
  booktitle={Journal of abnormal child psychology},
  year={2013}
}
For clinically referred children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) several early indicators have been described. However, knowledge is lacking on early markers of less severe variants of ASD and ADHD from the general population. The aim of the present study is to identify early indicators of high risk groups for ASD and ADHD problems based on routine data from community pediatric services between infancy and age four. Data are from 1,816… CONTINUE READING