The Washington Post

Routine autism screening? Not so fast.

From elsewhere in The Post: Children should not be routinely checked for autism spectrum disorder, says research published today in the journal Pediatrics. A few weeks ago, a study in Pediatrics suggested the opposite, citing a questionnaire on the disorder parents filled out at their babies’ first-year checkups in San Diego County. Jennifer LaRue Huget blogs in The Checkup about the differences in opinion on screening kids for the developmental disorder.

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