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Treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorder

The earlier the autism spectrum disorder is diagnosed, the sooner the child can be helped through treatment interventions. Medications are often prescribed as part of the treatment plan.
(Click Autism Spectrum Disorder Treatment for more information.)

Important Statistics

It is estimated that 2 to 6 per 1,000 children have autism spectrum disorder. This wide range of prevalence points to a need for earlier and more accurate screening for possible symptoms.
(Click Diagnosing Autism Spectrum Disorders and Autism Spectrum Disorder Statistics to learn more.)
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