Some Kids May Shed ASD-Associated Behaviors As They Grow Up, CDC Study Suggests

The Huffington Post (10/28, Almendrala) reports, “The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention surveyed more than 1,400 children with” autism spectrum disorder (ASD) “and found that about 13 percent of them seemed to shed their ASD-associated behaviors as they grew up.” Working together with NIH and the University of Washington, the CDC found that most of such children “were simply misdiagnosed or intentionally diagnosed with ASD for other reasons.” The findings were published online Oct. 20 in the journal Autism.

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— “Some Children Do Outgrow Autism, But It’s Not What You Think,” Anna Almendrala, Huffington Post, October 27, 2015.

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