Federal Panel Proposal Does Not Endorse Routine ASD Screening

October 2015
ASHA Leader;Oct2015, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p12
Trade Publication
The article discusses the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force's (UPSTF) draft proposal which does not include recommendation for universal screening for autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Topics covered include the inconsistency of the proposal with the screening guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics, and comments from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) on the proposal.


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