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About 37% of Toddlers With Autism Do Not Meet Criteria for Condition By Age 7

24th October, 2023

[Source: Healthline]

New research suggests that some toddlers diagnosed with autism may not meet the condition’s diagnostic criteria by age 7. The study, published in JAMA PediatricsTrusted Source, looked at 213 children diagnosed with autism at 12 to 36 months of age and reevaluated them at 5 to 7 years old after some form of treatment.

Nearly 40% of children studied were no longer considered autistic by age 7. In the study, they are referred to as having non-persistent autism spectrum disorder.

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