Effective early autism intervention has long-term impact

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Author: Marian Freedman
Date: Jan. 1, 2017
From: Contemporary Pediatrics(Vol. 34, Issue 1.)
Publisher: UBM LLC
Document Type: Brief article; Report
Length: 314 words
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A follow-up trial conducted 6 years after the conclusion of a randomized controlled trial of early intervention in autism spectrum disorder demonstrated that the intervention had a long-term effect on autism symptoms and continued effects on parent and child social interaction.

The intervention, the Preschool Autism Communication Trial (PACT), was conducted in 3 specialized clinical services centers in the United Kingdom in children aged 2 to 4 years with so-called core autism. About half of participants were assigned...

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Freedman, Marian. "Effective early autism intervention has long-term impact." Contemporary Pediatrics, Jan. 2017, p. 8+. Gale Academic Onefile, Accessed 20 Oct. 2019.

Gale Document Number: GALE|A480195040