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Medicine: Autism #876553

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 29, 2007
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(Washington: John Donvan) The recommendation from American pediatricians that young children should be tested early and twice for autism examined; details given about screening for autism. [Kennedy Krieger Inst./Center for Autism Rebecca LANDA†- says the one-year-old is the new frontier.] [Three MOTHERS - recount their pediatricians' reactions to their worries.] [Variety Child Learning Center CEO Judith BLOCH†- says doctors should be familiar with autism milestones.] [Mother of autistic child Debbie PAGE†- comments on her son's future.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson, Tim Johnson) These revisions in the guidelines for diagnosing autism in young children, the importance of early intervention and the unanswered questions raised by the new guidelines discussed.

Reporter(s):
Gibson, Charles;
Donvan, John;
Tim, Charles Gibson,
Duration:
00:04:00

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