Open Access Review Article

Is it Time to Begin Prenatal/Neonatal Screening for Autism Risk?

Sarah Adelaide Crawford*

Department of Biology, Southern Connecticut State University, USA

Corresponding Author

Received Date: August 13, 2019;  Published Date: August 26, 2019


Epidemiological data showing an alarming increase in the incidence of autism in North America, Europe and many other parts of the world are no longer news. Fortunately, these distressing statistics have prompted new research on the causes of autism and the implementation of community programs that offer early diagnosis and intervention tools. Yet another critical approach, that may not get the attention it deserves, is autism prevention.

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