Big brains and white matter: New clues about autism subtypes

UC Davis MIND Institute researchers tracked brain changes in children over many years using MRI scans. Their sample included children between the ages of 3 and 12 longitudinally, and discovered that autistic children who had larger brains at age 3 still had larger brains at age 12.

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Younger siblings of children with ASD are known to be at higher risk for developing language delays. The Infancy Studies Lab at Rutgers University-Newark has created an engaging interactive acoustic experience with the aim of helping baby siblings of children with ASD develop better pre-language skills known to be important for optimal and efficient language acquisition. Watch this short video to learn more about how to participate in this exciting, innovative research study.