Researchers believe they can detect autism in children months after 1st birthday


There could be a breakthrough in diagnosing and treating autism

Researchers now believe they can detect the disorder in young children at just 14 months old.

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Current guidelines recommend children start getting screened between 18 and 24 months old. 

Experts with the American Medical Association say this could lead to children with autism starting therapies earlier. 

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