Looking For Early Signs of Autism

For the past five years, under the helm of Sarah Paterson, research assistant professor at Penn's Perelman School of Medicine, and Robert Schultz, director of the Center for Autism Research at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, researchers have been looking for early signs of autism in very young children with older siblings diagnosed with the condition.

Autism or autism spectrum disorders (ASD) affect 1 out of every 88 children in the United States.

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