Optimizing Social and Communication Outcomes for Toddlers With Autism

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 22, 2009
Last Update Posted : August 16, 2012
Autism Speaks
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Connie Kasari, University of California, Los Angeles

No Study Results Posted on for this Study
  Recruitment Status : Completed
  Actual Primary Completion Date : July 2012
  Actual Study Completion Date : August 2012
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