Monday, September 19, 2011

new research finds two distinct types of autistic brain development.

As the saying goes: “If you’ve met one child with autism, you’ve met one child with autism.”

While there are certainly markers of autism that are consistent across the spectrum – like poor eye contact – as a parent of an autistic child, I can tell you that each child is unique. In fact, this is one of the main challenges in treating autism -- no two cases are the same.

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1 comment:

  1. Children with autism are excellent in the arts. I have stumbled upon a video of this child from the Philippines who's got the skills of a pro in playing drums. And he didn't even own a drum set. He was playing with tin cans and he made them sound like the real deal.