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High quality early intervention for children with autism quickly results in costs savings

20:00 EDT 7 Aug 2017 | AAAS

(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) A recent study by Penn Medicine researchers published online ahead of print in the Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry found that the costs associated with the Early Start Denver Model (ESDM), one evidence-based treatment for young children with autism, were fully offset after only two years following intervention due to reductions in children's use of other services.

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