Autism Clues Detected in Infants

Autism Clues Detected in Infants

Autism clues have been detected in infants as young as six months of age according to a new study by Warren Jones and Ami Klin, of Emory University in Atlanta.  Lack of eye contact is a recognized attribute of autism but when it begins to manifest in a child’s behavior has not been specifically determined.  […]

Autism Recognized in Young Babies Says Study

Autism Recognized in Young Babies Says Study

A new research study is suggesting that autism may be recognized in babies that are as young as two months. United States scientists analyzed how infants looked at various faces from birth to the age of three and they discovered children diagnosed later with autism had shown reduced eye contact, which is a trademark of […]

Autism Facial Features Controversy

Autism Facial Features Controversy

There has been a major controversy in the understanding of the visual attention of ASD patients to facial features. While research has identified that avoiding direct eye contact is one of the common features of ASDs, autism patients give attention to facial features similar to typically developing (TD) individuals. Autism is a neural development disease, […]