Links between sensory and motor brain networks may be unusually weak in individuals with autism.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Tag: motor skills
Scientists are finding new ways to test cognition in autistic individuals who speak little or not at all.
A new method enables researchers to plot activity in the zebrafish brain’s system for spatial orientation and balance.
Adding motor and sensory data boosts the accuracy of Research Domain Criteria — a broad research framework adopted by the U.S. National Institute of Mental Health — for predicting autism.
Siblings of children with autism have motor difficulties similar to those in autistic children, but milder.
A new protocol enables researchers to rigorously test drugs for Angelman syndrome in mice.
A new type of speech therapy may improve the verbal abilities of children with autism who speak few or no words.
Children who have a rare extra copy of one segment on chromosome 15 have better cognitive abilities and daily living skills than those with a duplication that forms an extra chromosome.