Modifying autism assessments; aiming to reduce misdiagnosis in deaf children

Abstract

Background Many deaf children have been misdiagnosed or have a late diagnosis of autism due to the assessment tools being reliable and valid for use with hearing children e.g. the assessments focus on spoken language and the... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

Helen Phillips (Leeds and York Partnership foundation Trust), Jenny Sweetman (Leeds and York Partnership foundation Trust)

Topic Area

Topics: Research

Session

S3 » Symposia: Screening, diagnosis and assessment I (12:00 - Friday, 16th September, Tinto Room)