The Accuracy Of Autism Diagnosis In Children With Down Syndrome Validated By New Findings

Medical News Today
Date Published: 
October 6, 2011

New findings from a 16-year study confirm that the Diagnostic and Statistic Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), the gold-standard for the classification of mental health conditions, can be used to accurately identify autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in children with Down syndrome, according to research from Kennedy Krieger Institute.