News-Medical.net - "Mount Sinai Experts to Educate Families on Identifying Signs, Symptoms of ASD"

New York, NY
 – March 30, 2013  –– 

Researchers have made great strides in identifying potential causes and treatments for ASD, and experts from the Seaver Autism Center at Mount Sinai are available to educate families on what these advancements are and what signs and symptoms they should watch out for, in honor of Autism Awareness Month. Joseph D. Buxbaum, PhD, Director of the Seaver Autism Center and Professor of Psychiatry, Genetics and Genomic Sciences, and Neuroscience, says, "Early diagnosis is absolutely critical, because the earlier we diagnose an autism spectrum disorder, the earlier we can begin treatment.”

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