Day: Jan 4, 2019

Sciencedaily.com: 'A way cool way to be': Study offers new insights into children with autism

Sciencedaily.com: 'A way cool way to be': Study offers new insights into children with autism

It’s a challenging proposition for anyone: Lie flat on your back, helmet covering half of your face, in a tight-quartered MRI capsule that would make even the non-claustrophobe jittery. Then try not to move for 45 minutes. For children and adolescents with autism and low verbal and cognitive performance (LVCP),

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Sciencedaily.com: Meta-analysis highlights important challenges in cognitive processing for adults with ASD

Sciencedaily.com: Meta-analysis highlights important challenges in cognitive processing for adults with ASD

The first comprehensive, systematic review and meta-analysis of adults with autism shows that despite having an intact IQ, these adults have medium to large impairments in four key social- and non-social cognitive domains: theory of mind, emotion perception and knowledge, processing speed, and verbal learning and memory.

The results may

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