Autism Symptoms

You can observe some Autism symptoms in a person as young as two years old and sometimes even younger. Here are the main Autism symptoms that will allow you to identify or wonder if your a member of your family, a friend or anyone else might be affected by this disorder. The severity of these Autism symptoms may vary as each individual is unique. That is why it is evaluated on a spectrum.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Autism Symptoms Revealed in Brain Test?

A snapshot of the brain may be able to reveal if someone has autism.

British scientists say they have developed a rapid test that would take only about 15 minutes and could help doctors diagnose the disorder cheaply and more accurately.

Experts at King's College London tested the scan on adults. They say it was able to identified tiny but crucial signs of autism only detectable by computer.

The new scanning method picks up on structural changes in the brain's gray matter.

The research team is now looking at whether the test will be effective on children.


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