Several of the brain’s responses to sound are sluggish in autistic children who speak few or no words, compared with those who are verbal.
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Restricted and repetitive behaviors decrease significantly in about 75 percent of autistic children from age 3 to 11.
Most 4-year-old autistic children cannot string more than two words together.
Some autistic children’s communication and motor skills begin to decelerate between 9 and 18 months — years before the average age of diagnosis.
Nearly all children who lose their autism diagnosis have other conditions, such as anxiety and language and behavioral disorders.
The popularity of mobile devices offers families the promise of communication with their autistic child, but success is more than a click away.
Watch the complete replay of Evelina Fedorenko discussing language processing and development in autism.
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A much-touted behavioral therapy for autism, the Early Start Denver Model, may not be as effective as its creators had hoped.
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