Remote telemedicine autism evaluations diagnosed children nearly as accurately as in-person assessment. Just 21% of children who were diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in person were not correctly diagnosed by the telemedicine assessment. Of those classified with ASD, no children were inaccurately classified.
These findings were reported in "Early Identification of ASD Through Telemedicine: Potential Value for Underserved Populations" by A. Pablo Juárez; Amy S. Weitlauf; Amy Nicholson; Anna Pasternak; Neill Broderick; Jeffrey Hine; J. Alacia Stainbrook; and Zachary Warren. The researchers completed test diagnostic sessions via telediagnostic settings consisting of a wall-mounted tilt-zoom camera . . .