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Autism in Motion

The Relationship between Autism and Motor Coordination Difficulties

By Zeliadt, Nicholette

Summary

This online article discusses the relationship between autism and motor coordination difficulties. It discusses the idea that motor coordination could contribute to social difficulties in autism, but it also suggests that motor and social symptoms in autism might be different manifestations of underlying brain differences.

Spectrum News offers information about new developments in autism research, as well as discussion of trends and controversies in research. Spectrum News began as part of SFARI.org, and receives funding from the SFARI foundation.

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Subject(s)

This online article is in English

Publication:

Spectrum News
2017

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