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Differential Diagnosis in Autism Spectrum Disorders

  • Dennis R. Dixon
  • Mark J Garcia
  • Doreen Granpeesheh
  • Jonathan Tarbox
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Abstract

While differential diagnosis is typically not one of the primary areas of discussions in ABA, we believe it has particular importance for ASD. The idiosyncratic nature of the disorder and how they affect the nature and type of ABA assessment and treatment cannot be overstated. This chapter will review basic diagnostic methods and their relevance to ABA.

Keywords

Autism Spectrum Disorder Autism Spectrum Disorder Intellectual Disability Intellectual Disability Interrater Reliability 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dennis R. Dixon
    • 1
  • Mark J Garcia
    • 1
  • Doreen Granpeesheh
    • 1
  • Jonathan Tarbox
    • 1
  1. 1.Research and DevelopmentCenter for Autism and Related Disorders, Inc.TarzanaUSA

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