Identifying and supporting autistic preschoolers and their families

Amanda Brignell, Georgina Cox, Alexandra Ure, Charmaine Bernie, Katrina Williams

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BACKGROUND: In Australia, preschoolers are being identified and diagnosed as autistic. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this article is to describe the different paths preschool children and their families can take from identification of developmental or behavioural concerns to ongoing support, intervention and healthcare. DISCUSSION: There are many ways in which general practitioners, working alongside other professionals and with relevant services, can assist each child and family.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)115-119
Number of pages5
JournalAustralian Journal of General Practice
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2021

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