Pediatric Collections: Autism Spectrum Disorder (Original PDF)
Over the last 15 years abundant progress has been made in the awareness of, and research about, autism spectrum disorder (ASD). New information has come to light on the identification of ASD, the importance of early intervention, and disparities in treatment of children with ASD. Advances in genetics and genomics have confidently associated more than 100 genes and genomic regions with ASD. While these discoveries may someday usher in new therapies within the area of personalized medicine, what can pediatricians and caregivers do to support individuals with ASD and their families today? The answer is: plenty. This custom collection consists of important studies, expert recommendations, and practice pathways that inform pediatricians on practical ways to improve the lives of children with ASD and their families.