New study published finds diagnosis timeline delay for Black autistic children

August 25, 2020

Researchers report diagnosis timeline drags for Black autistic children. Such delays mean these children miss out on age-appropriate, autism-specific care and a chance to improve their cognitive skills, says researchers. The new study by Dr. Dan Geschwind of UCLA CART, Dr. John Constantino of Washington University in St. Louis, and colleagues was published this week in Pediatrics. Read more about this study in Spectrum News.