"Primary care physicians should adhere to American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines recommending developmental disability screenings for children ages 3 and younger in response to the rising prevalence of autism, according to the CDC. "[T]he sooner a child has a developmental evaluation, the sooner a child can be connected with services that can address specific impairments and can start them on the way to give them a better chance of reaching their full developmental potential," said Daisy Christensen of the CDC."

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