Intervention for infants at risk of developing autism: a case series.

  title={Intervention for infants at risk of developing autism: a case series.},
  author={Jonathan Green and Ming Wai Wan and Jeanne A. Guiraud and Samina Holsgrove and Janet McNally and Vicky Slonims and Mayada Elsabbagh and Tony Charman and Andrew Pickles and Mark Johnson},
  journal={Journal of autism and developmental disorders},
  volume={43 11},
Theory and evidence suggest the potential value of prodromal intervention for infants at risk of developing autism. We report an initial case series (n = 8) of a parent-mediated, video-aided and interaction-focused intervention with infant siblings of autistic probands, beginning at 8-10 months of age. We outline the theory and evidence base behind this model and present data on feasibility, acceptability and measures ranging from parent-infant social interaction, to infant atypical behaviors… CONTINUE READING
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