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Military Doctor Cites Need for Early Intervention of Autism

Read more: http://www.dvidshub.net/news/32343/military-doctor-cites-need-early-intervention-autism#.UWd-t1pT17o#ixzz2QDSFvL3R Story by Lt. Jennifer Cragg Subscribe To This Journalist WASHINGTON – A Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences faculty member discussed Autism Awareness Month and the importance of early, proper diagnosis and treatment of children. “Parents should feel confidence in raising questions about whether their child has autism,” Dr. Janice Hanson told “Dot Mil Docs” listeners […]


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News: Latest report indicates autism is on the rise

Read more: http://www.dvidshub.net/news/104332/latest-report-indicates-autism-rise#.UWd7sFpT17o#ixzz2QDP0VE8q FORT HOOD, Texas –The likelihood of a school-aged American child receiving a diagnosis of autism, Asperger syndrome or a related developmental disorder is on the rise. In 2006, the Center for Disease Control estimated one in every 110 children was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders. That number has risen to 1 in 50, according to […]