Archived | Autism Speaks Portfolios: Autism Diagnosis | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Screenshot of the Portfolios: Autism Diagnosis Website page Portfolios: Autism Diagnosis The diagnosis of autism is the focus of one of four primary portfolios in the Autism Speaks Sciences Program. The Diagnosis Portfolio will focus in the areas of behavioral and biological methods that will lead to better diagnosis and characterization of the autism phenotypes. …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Psychometrics Initiative | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Psychometrics Initiative The psychometrics initiative focuses on improving and developing psychological assessments for screening and diagnosing children with autism. The initiative was kicked off in 1997 with a CAN-organized meeting to develop a practical screening tool, the Autism Screening and Diagnostic Evaluation , for primary care physicians.To spur more research in this area, CAN issued a specific …