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Early Brain Responses to Words Predict Developmental Outcomes in Children With Autism, University of Washington Study


5/30/2013 7:39:14 AM

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The pattern of brain responses to words in 2-year-old children with autism spectrum disorder predicted the youngsters’ linguistic, cognitive and adaptive skills at ages 4 and 6, according to a new study. The findings, published May 29 in PLOS ONE, are among the first to demonstrate that a brain marker can predict future abilities in children with autism.

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