Early diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder

ASD is is still widely misunderstood, which means a lot of parents dread getting a diagnosis.

But, actually, parents say receiving a diagnosis can be a huge relief as the interventions now available can make a world of difference.

What are the signs of ASD and, once you get a diagnosis, what's next?

Dr Josephine Barbaro is a Senior Fellow at Latrobe University's Autism Research Centre and Richard Peake features in a new documentary Dad: A film about Autism and Fatherhood.

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from http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/prog...