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Technology May Help Doctors Learn To Address Autism

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July 29, 2016- "Technology May Help Doctors Learn To Address Autism"- A new program called ECHO Autism evaluated whether practicing pediatricians could be trained to screen for an treat autism in a series of remote training sessions. Over a period of 6 months, a dozen physicians participated in biweekly videoconferencing sessions where learned how to spot autism and address the disorder's medical and psychiatric impact. After participating in the training, doctors were twice as likely to screen their patients for autism in accordance with professional recommendations.