Early Childhood Development

Members of the Lonely Hearts Club?

Autism experts speculate that one of the many complicating aspects of diagnosing autism in girls and women may have to do with the way boys and girls are socialized differently.  ...

Should autism screening take place during pediatric check-ups?

In August, the U.S. Protective Services Task Force (USPSTF) - a federally-funded panel of experts in primary care and prevention- released a statement that concerned many in the autism community....

Comparing Early Intervention Outcomes

We know very little about which preschool intervention placements produce the best outcomes for which children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). A team from the University of Pennsylvania examined the effectiveness of three early intervention preschool placements. ...