Thursday, November 10, 2011

Higher Risk

This is the title of an article which discusses a new study by UC Davis Mind Institute, the largest infant sibling thus far, linking increased risk of Autism in younger siblings of children with Autism.  Follow the link for the full discussion (link).

My two fils?  
As a precautionary measure, it is always recommended to test/assess or simply monitor younger siblings of children with a variety of difficulties, including  medical and developmental disorders that have a proven genetic link (but also those that do not necessarily do).

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