Canadian project looks at early diagnosis, treatment of autism

10/13/2009 | Ottawa Citizen (Ontario)

A research project in Ottawa, Ontario, is promoting early diagnosis of autism and providing families with free in-home training. Researchers with the one-year Act Early Autism Project have created a list of possible early signs of autism and are posting it around the city and on their Web site to encourage parents to have their children screened. "My dream is that we increase awareness of the signs of autism and can make a strong case for widespread early screening and early treatment," one researcher said.

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