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Could My Child Have Autism?


This online article outlines some of the key symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). It presents a brief introduction to ASD for parents and caregivers, and includes a 'Caregiver Observation Checklist' to help parents in observing their child’s behavior and communicating their concerns to their doctor or other service provider.

This article was written and published by the University of Washington. "The University of Washington READi Lab focuses on conducting research related to early identification and intervention for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), which is also referred to as autism. Our work is important because we know early intervention and detection can change the lives of those impacted by autism." [Website]

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This online article is in English



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