Montana Autism Education Project
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Standard screen misses majority of toddlers with autism
A popular screening tool (M-CHAT) for autism misses more than 60 percent of children with the condition.
The vast majority of children the screen does flag turn out not to have autism, but most have a related condition.
Children with autism who screen positive as toddlers are diagnosed more than seven months earlier, on average, than those who are missed.
Read more here at Spectrum.