Autism - Social Symptoms
Autistic individuals often have poor social skills. Here we see an autistic child who does not interact in typical social play.
When the task I am performing ends, he turns away and continues to play rather repetitively on his own.
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876. Autism Boundaries
Professor David Skuse discusses the importance of identifying autism symptoms. Failing to diagnose the disorder can disrupt their social and educational attainments.
1132. Autism - Communication Symptoms
Children with autism often have poor communication skills. Here we can see an autistic child who uses another person’s hand as a play tool.
An overview of autism-related content on Genes to Cognition Online.
1130. Autism - Gender Ratio
Professor David Skuse explains that autism is more common in boys than girls.
1133. Autism - Repetitive Behavior
Children with autistic spectrum disorders often prefer repetition. Here, two autistic children engage in stereotypical repetitive behaviors.
884. Background to Autism
Autism is a disorder in brain development that becomes apparent in earliest childhood. It is defined by problems in socialization, communication, and repetitive behaviors.
880. Relatives' Brains and Autism
Brain scans of close relatives of children with autism reveal clear abnormalities that parallel those seen in autism.
809. Asperger Syndrome - What it Feels Like (2)
Jake, who has been diagnosed with Asperger syndrome, explains that he does not like to have friends visit his home.
871. Mirror Neurons and Autism (2)
Abnormalities in a specific type of brain cells called mirror neurons have been associated with autism.
1124. Asperger Syndrome - What it Feels Like (1)
Jake, who has been diagnosed with Asperger syndrome talks about the disorder.