Predictors of optimal outcome in toddlers diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders.

  title={Predictors of optimal outcome in toddlers diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders.},
  author={Saasha Sutera and Juhi Pandey and Emma L Esser and Michael A Rosenthal and Leandra B Wilson and Marianne L. Barton and James M. Green and Sarah L. Hodgson and Diana L. Robins and Thyde M Dumont-Mathieu and Deborah Fein},
  journal={Journal of autism and developmental disorders},
  volume={37 1},
A diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is usually taken to be permanent. In this study, 13 two-year-old children with ASD lost the diagnosis by age 4, at which time they scored within the normal range on standardized measures of cognitive and adaptive functioning. No differences were found in symptom severity, socialization, or communication between children who lost the ASD diagnosis and children who did not, but children with PDD-NOS were significantly more likely than those with full… CONTINUE READING

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