A Primary Care Provider's Guide to Autism Spectrum Disorder

A Primary Care Provider's Guide to Autism Spectrum Disorder

MUSC Children’s Health developmental pediatrician Jane M. Charles, M.D., and clinical psychologist Laura Carpenter, Ph.D., discuss the importance of recognizing autism spectrum disorder early so that children can promptly receive applied behavioral therapy (ABA). Evidence shows that ABA, when administered early, can improve social interaction and communication. They also provide tips for managing behavioral problems, for example by recognizing underlying physiologic issues.

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Part I (Spring 2015): http://www.muschealth.org/pn/spring-2015/features/autism-guide-1/index.html

Part I (Summer 2015) http://www.muschealth.org/pn/summer-2015/features/guide-to-autism-2/index.html

 

 

 

 

 


Published

November 15, 2016

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The Medical University of South Carolina

Jane M. Charles, M.D.

Jane M. Charles, M.D.

Professor, Jeffrey Edwin Gilliam Memorial Chair for the Study of Developmental Disabilities

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Laura A. Carpenter, Ph.D.

Laura A. Carpenter, Ph.D.

Pediatric Developmental - Behavioral Pediatrics

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