Screening for Autism in Spanish

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By Molly Clifton

A new study finds Latino children are diagnosed with Autism later and less often than other children, and pediatricians may play a role.

Researchers surveyed California doctors and discovered only 1 in 10 were conducting screenings in Spanish.

Authors of the study, published in the September issue of "Pediatrics," say promoting Spanish screenings and educational material will help make early detection easier.

 




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