Research by Topic: verbal

Autism spectrum disorder symptoms from ages 2 to 19 years: Implications for diagnosing adolescents and young adults

Published June 26, 2019 in Autism Research

This study explored change in social-communicative symptoms in 140 individuals with childhood autism spectrum disorder (ASD) diagnoses. Trajectories of caregiver-reported social-communicative symptoms were examined for three groups (verbal, delayed speech, minimally verbal) from ages 2 to 19 years. Groups showed comparable levels of social-communicative impairment at 2 years and significant decreases in overall symptom levels […]

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/aur.2004

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