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Infant Head Lag May Signal Autism, Kennedy Krieger Institute Study


5/17/2012 7:09:46 AM

Infants who show developmental delays in head and neck muscle control may be at increased risk for autism, a new study suggests. Though preliminary, the findings are among the first to suggest that delays in motor development during infancy may be an early warning sign of autism. However, the findings are preliminary and aren't ready for use in diagnosing autism spectrum disorders.

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