Special Behavioral Autism Therapy May Alter Brain Activity


  Preliminary results from a four-month study show that pivotal response training (PRT) can alter brain function in children with autism. Areas of the brain that process social information showed changes after the therapy was used on children. Several mental … Continue reading

Can Babies Exhibit Symptoms of Autism?

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Sally Rogers, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the University of California-Davis MIND Institute, conducted a study that looked at treating subtle but telling signs of autism in babies. The findings, recently published in the¬†Journal of Autism and Developmental … Continue reading