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  1. May 09, 2018 · Why was autism initially considered a psychiatric condition? When Leo Kanner, an Austrian-American psychiatrist and physician, first described autism in 1943, he wrote about children with “extreme autistic aloneness,” “delayed echolalia” and an “anxiously obsessive desire for the maintenance of sameness.” He also noted that the children were often intelligent and some had extraordinary memory.

  2. Mar 02, 2022 · ADDM Network 2000-2018 Combining Data from All Sites. Identified Prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorder ADDM Network 2000-2014, combining data from all sites. Surveillance Year. Birth Year. Number of ADDM Sites Reporting. Combined Prevalence per 1,000 Children (Range Across ADDM Sites) This is about 1 in X children…. 2000.

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    Developmental monitoring is an active, ongoing process of watching a child grow and encouraging conversations between parents and providers about a child’s skills and abilities. Developmental monitoring involves observing how your child grows and whether your child meets the typical developmental milestones, or skills that most children reach by a ...

    Developmental screening takes a closer look at how your child is developing. Developmental screening is more formal than developmental monitoring. It is a regular part of some well-child visits even if there is not a known concern. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends developmental and behavioral screening for all children during reg...

    A brief test using a screening tool does not provide a diagnosis, but it can indicate whether a child is on the right development track or if a specialist should take a closer look. If the screening tool identifies an area of concern, a formal developmental evaluation may be needed. This formal evaluation is a more in-depth look at a child’s develo...

    Lord C, Risi S, DiLavore PS, Shulman C, Thurm A, Pickles A. Autism from 2 to 9 years of age. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2006 Jun;63(6):694-701.
    Hyman SL, Levey SE, Myers SM, Council on Children with Disabilities, Section on Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. Identification, Evaluation, and Management of Children With Autism Spectrum...
  4. Mar 30, 2022 · Autism – also referred to as autism spectrum disorder ̶ constitutes a diverse group of conditions related to development of the brain. About one in 100 children has autism. Characteristics may be detected in early childhood, but autism is often not diagnosed until much later. The abilities and needs of autistic people vary and can evolve ...

  5. 1980: "Infantile autism" is listed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) for the first time. The condition was also officially separated from childhood schizophrenia. The addition of "Infantile autism" made it possible for doctors to accurately diagnose autism.

  6. The DSM-5 is now the standard reference that healthcare providers use to diagnose mental and behavioral conditions, including autism. By special permission of the American Psychiatric Association, you can read the full-text of the new diagnostic criteria for autism spectrum disorder and the related diagnosis of social communication disorder below.