AUTISM – Brain Scans Catch Autism Months Before Symptoms Appear

MRIs could become a valuable diagnostic tool for autism. The symptoms of autism generally begin to emerge in a person between 12 and 18 months of age. Oftentimes, babies develop normally until this age, but then they start regressing and lose skills. Now, a recent study suggests it may be possible to spot autism on an MRI scan months before symptoms start. [1]

Geraldine Dawson, a clinical psychologist and autism researcher at Duke University who was not involved in the new work, says:

Article in Dr. Leonard Coldwell Website Magazine

published May 25, 2017

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