PSFK had a chance to talk to Dr. Sharief Taraman and Brent Vaughan from Cognoa about how technology may help with early detection

The average age of a child diagnosed with autism is around four. Even though an accurate diagnosis can be made at an early age, delays in diagnosis are commonplace. Cognoa wants reverse this trend by helping parents and medical professionals recognize developmental issues earlier through technology.

Dr. Sharief Taraman, MD, assistant division chief of pediatric neurology and medical informaticist at Children’s Hospital of Orange County and Brent Vaughan, CEO of Cognoa answered some questions on how they work to reduce the time in autism diagnosis.

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