The consensus of most professionals is that autism is a lifelong condition. Also, researchers have found that core symptoms change over time. Thus, screening and diagnosis constitutes a first step, but lifelong monitoring is also in order. This chapter discusses how this process can be accomplished. Where current strengths and current pitfalls exist will also be a point of emphasis.
|Title of host publication||Handbook of Assessment and Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder|
|Editors||Johnny L. Matson|
|Place of Publication||Cham|
|Number of pages||29|
|ISBN (Print)||9783319271699 |
|Publication status||Published - 2016|
|Name||Autism and Child Psychopathology Series|