Outcome at 7 years of children diagnosed with autism at age 2: predictive validity of assessments conducted at 2 and 3 years of age and pattern of symptom change over time.

@article{Charman2005OutcomeA7,
  title={Outcome at 7 years of children diagnosed with autism at age 2: predictive validity of assessments conducted at 2 and 3 years of age and pattern of symptom change over time.},
  author={Tony Charman and Emma Taylor and A. Graham Drew and Helen Cockerill and Jamin Brown and Gillian Baird},
  journal={Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines},
  year={2005},
  volume={46 5},
  pages={
          500-13
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the predictive validity of symptom severity, cognitive and language measures taken at ages 2 and 3 years to outcome at age 7 in a sample of children diagnosed with autism at age 2. METHOD Twenty-six children diagnosed with autism at age 2 were re-assessed at ages 3 and 7 years. At each age symptom severity, cognitive and language assessments were completed. RESULTS The pattern of autistic symptom severity varied over time by domain. Across time, children moved across… CONTINUE READING

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