Targeting Child’s Play to Help Tackle Autism

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As efforts expand to diagnose autism earlier and more accurately, researchers also are striving to figure out ways to treat children as young as 1 year old.

Specialists at the Kennedy Krieger Institute here, who focus on disorders of the brain, spinal cord and musculoskeletal system, are testing the use of early intervention groups to improve social and communication skills for 1- and 2-year-olds who are considered at high risk for autism and related disorders.

The Wall Street Journal