Pre-school Autism Communication Trial for young children with autism
Autism spectrum disorder is a common neuro developmental disorder that affects about 1% of children and young people. The natural history of the disorder is usually enduring and has serious effects on development lifetime costs (including health, education, social care, family out of pocket expenses and productivity losses), Autism’s most-obvious signs tend to appear between 2 and 3 years of age. In some cases, it can be diagnosed as early as 18 months
This data were collected from three different studies : (Parent-mediated communicationfocused treatment in children with autism (PACT): a randomized controlled trial, Predictors of reliable symptom change: Secondary analysis of the Preschool Autism Communication Trial, Preschool-Based Social Communication Treatment for Children With Autism: 12-Month Follow-Up of a Randomized Trial.), all studies examining the Pre-school Autism Communication Trial for young children with autism, and the results are the first to show long-term symptom reduction after a randomized controlled trial of early intervention in autism spectrum disorder.