Brainwave test could improve autism diagnosis,classification

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Brainwave test could improve autism diagnosis,classification

Postby BTDT » Tue Sep 23, 2014 10:28 am

Brainwave test could improve autism diagnosis, classification
Date: September 22, 2014
Source: Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University

Measuring how fast the brain responds to sights and sounds could help in objectively classifying people on the autism spectrum and may help diagnose the condition earlier, research suggests. Statistics show that 1 in 68 children has been identified with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The signs and symptoms of ASD vary significantly from person to person, ranging from mild social and communication difficulties to profound cognitive impairments.

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