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CBSNews.com interviews Lisa Shulman, M.D., about a promising autism intervention program that helped resolve autism behaviors in the majority of 7-to-15-month-olds studied. Dr. Shulman calls the study “groundbreaking” and also outlines a few key behaviors parents should look out for, such as fixating for long periods on objects rather than faces. Dr. Shulman is associate professor of clinical pediatrics and director of infant and toddler services at Einstein’s Children’s Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center and an attending physician at The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore.

(Tuesday, September 09, 2014)

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NBCNews.com interviews Lisa Shulman, M.D., about new CDC estimates that 1 in 68 children have autism, a 30 percent jump from the 2008 estimate. Dr. Shulman noted that clinicians are seeing and diagnosing more children who previously had more limited access to evaluation, such as Hispanics, African-Americans and children who do well in school. Dr. Shulman is associate professor of clinical pediatrics and director of infant and toddler services at Einstein’s Children’s Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center and an attending physician at The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore.

(Thursday, March 27, 2014)

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ABC News.com interviews Isabelle Rapin, M.D., and Lisa Shulman, M.D., about a new CDC report that found 1 in 88 children is diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder by age 8, a significant increase from previous estimates of 1 in 110. Both note that familiarity with the disease and its symptoms have increased the rate of diagnosis for those with milder social-communicative impairment. Dr. Rapin is professor in the Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology and of pediatrics and Dr. Shulman is associate professor of pediatrics and director of infant and toddler services at Einstein’s Children’s Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center.

(Thursday, March 29, 2012)

 

ABCNews.com interviews Lisa Shulman, M.D., about new research that found a five-minute screening test during the 12-month well-baby check-up is effective for identifying children at high risk for autism and developmental delays. Dr. Shulman notes the earlier a diagnosis is made the sooner a child can receive intervention services that impact development. Dr. Shulman is associate professor of clinical pediatrics and director of Infant and Toddler Services at the Children's Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center at Einstein. (Wednesday, May 04, 2011)

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