Can Identifying Autism Earlier Cost Less in the Long-Term?

February 13, 2019 » Clarifi

Can Identifying Autism Earlier Cost Less in the Long-Term?

Currently 1 in 59 children in the United States are diagnosed with ASD (autism spectrum disorder). This condition is a neurodevelopmental disorder that is characterized by difficulties in behavior, social interaction, communication, and sensory sensitivities. Now, current research indicates that early intervention leads to better outcomes for the child. However, diagnosis can take more than

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Bacteria Within a Child’s Mouth Could Help Identify Autism

Bacteria Within a Child’s Mouth Could Help Identify Autism New research has recently emerged that “changes in the bacteria within a child’s mouth may provide biomarkers for identifying autism.”[1]  This technology is being developed into a saliva test which will aid clinicians in autism diagnosis. Previous research has established the presence of a disrupted gut-brain

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